Definitions of spend

  1. To make expense; to vanish; to be dissipated; to be consumed.
  2. To lay out, as money; expend; squander; to exhaust by using; as, his violence spent itself; consume.
  3. To expend or weigh out: to give for any purpose: to consume: to waste: to pass, as time.
  4. To expend; exhaust; consume; occupy, as time.
  5. To pay out, as money, in making purchases.
  6. To squander; waste.
  7. To pass or employ, as time.
  8. To exhaust; use up.
  9. To incur expense; to waste away.
  10. To make expense: to be dissipated:- pr. p. spending; pa. t. and pa. p. spent.
  11. spend completely; " I spend my pocket money in two days"
  12. pass ( time) in a specific way; " How are you spending your summer vacation?"
  13. To lay out, apply, or employ in any way; to consume by use; to use up or distribute, either in payment or in donations; to spend; as, they expend money for food or in charity; to expend time labor, and thought; to expend hay in feeding cattle, oil in a lamp, water in mechanical operations.
  14. To weigh or lay out; to dispose of; to part with; as, to spend money for clothing.
  15. To bestow; to employ; -- often with on or upon.
  16. To consume; to waste; to squander; to exhaust; as, to spend an estate in gaming or other vices.
  17. To pass, as time; to suffer to pass away; as, to spend a day idly; to spend winter abroad.
  18. To exhaust of force or strength; to waste; to wear away; as, the violence of the waves was spent.
  19. To expend money or any other possession; to consume, use, waste, or part with, anything; as, he who gets easily spends freely.
  20. To waste or wear away; to be consumed; to lose force or strength; to vanish; as, energy spends in the using of it.
  21. To be diffused; to spread.
  22. To pay out money.
  23. To waste or wear away.
  24. To layout; to dispose of; to part with; to consume; to waste; to pass, as time; to exhaust.
  25. To lay out; to dispose of; to consume; to waste; to squander; to exhaust; to fatigue; to pass, as time; to exert or exhaust, as force or strength; to be lost or wasted; to be consumed.
  26. Spending.
  27. SPENDER.
  28. Spent.
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