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Synonyms for spend
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spend

    Synonyms:
    disperse, dissipate, divide, parcel, portion, scatter, squander, waste

    Antonyms:
    accumulate, aggregate, amass, collect, gather, heap up, hoard, hoard up, pile up, store up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spend

    Synonyms:
    bestow, waste, exhaust, squander, expend, lay out, consume, disburse, lavish

    Antonyms:
    retain, save, hoard, accumulate, husband, economize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    expend, disburse, lay out

  2. spend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    waste, consume, exhaust, squander, dissipate, lavish, use up

  3. spend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    employ, devote, bestow, apply

  4. spend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pass, lead

  5. spend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    lay out money, incur expense

  6. spend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    vanish, be lost, be consumed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spend(v)

    Synonyms:
    expend, disburse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "spend":

    devote, expend, spending, pass, dedicate, skip, respend, invest, allocate, expenditure, go, move

How to pronounce spend?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say spend in sign language?

  1. spend

How to use spend in a sentence?

  1. Marcel Fairbairn:

    I spent what I needed to spend to build the best system, but I ’m also stubborn. I made the mistake in the first few years of trying to ‘ fix ’ franchising. I always looked around and did not want to do things like other franchises. But I was wrong.

  2. Greg McBride:

    The vast majority of Americans are worried about a hit to their household income in the coming months due to the pandemic, this widespread worry and hesitancy to spend will weigh on the pace of economic recovery.

  3. Wolfe Herd:

    I'd rather be overly ambitious than completely complacent, i think that we all have a choice with how we spend the hours of our day.

  4. Trey and Matt Stone Parker:

    You know, I think that if parents would spend less time worrying about what their kids watch on TV and more time worrying about what's going on in their kids' lives, this world would be a much better place.

  5. Larry Morris:

    It was a '49 DeSota, and I'll spend most of my time [in Havana] looking at the old cars go by to see if I can find it!


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