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spend

verb

1 spend

Use up a period of time in a specific way:
— How are you spending your summer vacation?.

synonym: pass.

Roget 795: buy, purchase, invest in, procure; rent etc. (hire) 788; repurchase, buy in.    keep in one's pay, bribe, suborn; pay ... show more

Roget 784: deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of; hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over; assign dower.    present, give away, dispense, dispose of; ... show more

Dutch: besteden, doorkomen, slijten



2 spend

Pay out:
— Spend money.

synonyms: drop, expend.

Roget 809: expend, spend; run through, get through; pay, disburse; ante, ante up; pony up [U.S.]; open the purse strings, loose the purse strings, untie the purse strings; lay out, shell out [Slang], ... show more

Roget 638: spend, expend, use, consume, swallow up, exhaust; impoverish; spill, drain, empty; disperse etc. 73.    cast away, ... show more

Roget 297: give exit, give vent to; let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out; dispatch, despatch; exhale, excern, excrete; embogue; secrete, ... show more

Dutch: verteren, spenderen, besteden, uitgeven

3 spend

Spend completely.

Dutch: verteren


Moby thesaurus: ablate, absorb, allot, assign, assimilate, attend to business, be exposed to, be subjected to, bestow, bleed white, blow, budget, burn up, busy, consecrate to, consume, contribute, cost, cost out, dedicate to ... show more.

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