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Synonyms for expend
ɪkˈspɛnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. use, expend(verb)

    use up, consume fully

    "The legislature expended its time on school questions"

    Synonyms:
    employ, use, habituate, utilise, spend, drop, practice, apply, utilize

  2. spend, expend, drop(verb)

    pay out

    "spend money"

    Synonyms:
    unload, fell, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, send away, set down, flatten, pass, swing, use, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, cast off, shed, omit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expend

    Synonyms:
    spend, disburse, lay out, waste, consume, use

    Antonyms:
    save, husband, economize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disburse, spend, lay out

  2. expend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    use, employ

  3. expend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exhaust, consume, waste, dissipate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. expend(v)

    Synonyms:
    disburse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "expend":

    spend, devote

How to pronounce expend?

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Veena
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#264391habituate

How to use expend in a sentence?

  1. David Assael:

    They say that blood is thicker than water. Maybe that's why we battle our own with more energy and gusto than we would ever expend on strangers.

  2. Cate Campbell:

    Just needed to get through to the next round and that's exactly what I did. Didn't want to expend any more energy than you have to, i knew having Sarah next to me, if she was pushing me then I'd get through to the semi-finals no worries. She's a good pacing buddy.

  3. Joseph Margulies:

    I just think he is not willing to expend political capital to do it, it's not nearly as important to him as the Iran deal.

  4. Donald Trump:

    The United States is very concerned about the conflict's toll on innocent civilians and is working to bring the conflict in Yemen to an end. But we can not end The United States through ill-conceived and time-consuming resolutions that fail to address The United States root causes, rather than expend time and resources on such resolutions, I encourage the Congress to direct its efforts toward supporting our work to achieve peace through a negotiated settlement to the conflict in Yemen.

  5. Mohammad Javad Akbarein:

    In a country where music is outlawed and there is no outlet for young people to expend their energy, you have to have a replacement that is more official and without problems, the maddah are copying from rap, rock and dance music.


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