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Definition of Squander

Squander

  1. To scatter; to disperse.
  2. To spend lavishly or profusely; to spend prodigally or wastefully; to use without economy or judgment; to dissipate; as, to squander an estate.
  3. To spend lavishly; to be wasteful.
  4. To wander at random; to scatter.
  5. The act of squandering; waste.

Squander Quotations

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Benjamin Franklin

Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
George Sand

Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

All the best novels are about one thing: how we go on. The characters must survive the fallout of their own cowardice, folly, denial or misguided passion. They squander what matters most, and still they pick up the pieces.
Julia Glass

I'm not ridiculously wealthy, but I don't squander money either.
Slash
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Squander Translations

squander in French is gaspillons, gaspillez, gaspillent
squander in German is verschleudere, verschleudern, verschwenden
squander in Latin is perdo, comedo comedi comesum
squander in Spanish is gastar, malgastar

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