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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

We have responsibilities for others, not just across space but across time. We have responsibilities to people who came before us. They left us a world of institutions, ideas or possibilities for which we, in turn, owe them something. One of the things we owe them is not to squander them.
Tony Judt

When you use words loosely, without care and consideration, you erode trust in yourself and in what you're saying. When you squander words, you diminish your power.
Margaret Heffernan

It's our responsibility to pass on what we inherited, not to squander it, but to build on it.
Christine Gregoire

I am not a person who pursues luxury. I am not like those people who, once they have money, compulsively squander it or show it off.
Wang Jianlin
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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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