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Princeton's WordNet

  1. use, expend(verb)

    use up, consume fully

    "The legislature expended its time on school questions"

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

  2. spend, expend, drop(verb)

    pay out

    "spend money"

    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

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

    save, husband, economize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expend(v. a.)

    disburse, spend, lay out

  2. expend(v. a.)

    use, employ

  3. expend(v. a.)

    exhaust, consume, waste, dissipate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    spend, devote

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