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Definition of Spend


  1. To weigh or lay out; to dispose of; to part with; as, to spend money for clothing.
  2. To bestow; to employ; -- often with on or upon.
  3. To consume; to waste; to squander; to exhaust; as, to spend an estate in gaming or other vices.
  4. To pass, as time; to suffer to pass away; as, to spend a day idly; to spend winter abroad.
  5. To exhaust of force or strength; to waste; to wear away; as, the violence of the waves was spent.
  6. To expend money or any other possession; to consume, use, waste, or part with, anything; as, he who gets easily spends freely.
  7. To waste or wear away; to be consumed; to lose force or strength; to vanish; as, energy spends in the using of it.
  8. To be diffused; to spread.
  9. To break ground; to continue working.
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Spend Translations

spend in Afrikaans is oordra, deurbring, spandeer, aangee
spend in Danish is give ud
spend in Dutch is besteden, spenderen, spanderen
spend in German is verbringen, verbringen, aufwenden
spend in Italian is emettere, passare, largire
spend in Latin is obduco, prodigo
spend in Portuguese is gaste, gastar
spend in Spanish is expender, pasar