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1. spend

verb. ['ˈspɛnd'] pass time in a specific way.

Synonyms

  • overwinter
  • pass
  • serve
  • summer
  • weekend
  • winter
  • vacation
  • holiday
  • soldier
  • get through
  • do
  • while away
  • slum

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • conserve
  • providence
  • hospitable

Etymology

  • spenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Spend

  • overextend
  • comprehend
  • condescend
  • transcend
  • recommend
  • landsend
  • apprehend
  • reoffend
  • pretend
  • portend
  • extend
  • expend
  • echemende
  • distend
  • contend
  • befriend
  • yearend
  • unbend
  • relend
  • intend
  • impend
  • descend
  • depend
  • defend
  • commend
  • backend
  • trend
  • offend
  • friend
  • blend

Example sentences of the word spend


1. Verb, base form
Determine how much you can afford and are willing to spend.

2. Adjective
Know that you are going to regularly spend part of your budget on it.

Quotes containing the word spend


1. Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.
- Will Rogers

2. The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.
- William James

3. Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.
- Nagarjuna

2. spend-all

noun. someone who spends money prodigally.

Synonyms

  • squanderer
  • spender
  • big spender
  • high roller
  • prodigal
  • profligate
  • spendthrift

Antonyms

  • moral

3. spend

verb. ['ˈspɛnd'] pay out.

Synonyms

  • waste
  • piddle
  • squander
  • run through
  • blow
  • penny-pinch
  • eat up
  • afford
  • invest
  • misspend
  • lay out
  • piddle away
  • save
  • economize
  • economise
  • put
  • trifle away
  • eat
  • wipe out
  • place
  • exhaust
  • commit
  • wanton away
  • drop
  • wanton
  • ware
  • trifle
  • use up
  • nickel-and-dime
  • consume
  • deplete
  • underspend
  • expend

Antonyms

  • overspend
  • pay cash
  • charge
  • underpay

Etymology

  • spenden (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. spend

verb. ['ˈspɛnd'] spend completely.

Synonyms

  • wipe out
  • overspend
  • exhaust
  • use up
  • eat
  • consume
  • deplete
  • run through
  • underspend

Antonyms

  • underspend
  • overpay
  • take
  • default

Etymology

  • spenden (Middle English (1100-1500))
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