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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:

    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. Emily Butler:

    I was concerned they might close the exhibit altogether, this is the one place in Cincinnati we've always come to spend time with our kids.

  2. William James:

    The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

  3. Clarence Graham:

    So 'jail, no bail' gave us an opportunity to be arrested, spend the 30 days in jail without paying the money. In so doing, it would help keep the money in our treasury and not swell the treasury of the city and the county, after that, it caught on. By summer, you had kids from all over the country filling the jailhouses up.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    Look, this is a pattern. This is a game he plays. He says something that's edgy and outrageous and then the media flocks and covers that and then no one else can get any coverage on anything else, and that worked when there were 15 people running for president. It's not going to work anymore. I'm going to spend zero time on his interpretation of the Constitution with regards to eligibility.

  5. Chiara Scaglia:

    The perception of the lingerie sector has changed, at the beginning many people we spoke to were confused as to why anybody should spend over $1,000 on panties for something nobody sees.


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