HyperDic: spend

English > 3 senses of the word spend:
VERBstativespend, passpass time in a specific way
possessionspend, expend, droppay out
possessionspendspend completely
spend > pronunciation
Soundsspeh'nd
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > spend: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningPass time in a specific way.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey spend a long time
Example"how are you spending your summer vacation?"
Synonympass
Narrowerserve, dospend time in prison or in a labor camp
slumSpend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure
sojournspend a certain length of time
soldierServe as a soldier in the military
summerspend the summer
vacation, holidayspend or take a vacation
weekendspend the weekend
while away, get throughspend or pass, as with boredom or in a pleasant manner
winter, overwinterspend the winter
Spanishpasar
Catalangastar, passar
English > spend: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningpay out.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something on somebody
ModelThey spend money on their grandchild; They spend the money
Example"spend money"
Synonymsexpend, drop
NarroweraffordBe able to spare or give up
blowspend lavishly or wastefully on
consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
consume, squander, waste, warespend extravagantly
invest, put, commit, placemake an investment
lay outSpend or invest
misspendspend (money or other resources) unwisely
misspendspend time badly or unwisely
penny-pinch, nickel-and-dimespend money frugally
piddle, wanton, wanton away, piddle away, trifleWaste time
save, economize, economisespend sparingly, avoid the waste of
underspendspend at less than the normal rate
wanton, wanton away, trifle awayspend wastefully
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishdejar caer, expender, gastar
Catalangastar
Nounsspendersomeone who spends money to purchase goods or services
spendingthe act of spending or disbursing money
English > spend: 3 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningspend completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something on somebody
ModelThey spend the money
Example"I spend my pocket money in two days"
Narroweroverspendspend more than available of (a budget)
underspendspend less than the whole of (a budget, for example)
Broaderconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Spanishgastar
Catalanconsumir, esgotar, exhaurir, gastar
Nounsspendersomeone who spends money prodigally
spendingthe act of spending or disbursing money

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