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Synonyms for squander
ˈskwɒn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waste, blow, squander(verb)

    spend thoughtlessly; throw away

    "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"

    Synonyms:
    rot, swash, gasconade, ravage, botch, neutralise, liquidate, ware, neutralize, muck up, mishandle, bumble, botch up, brag, blow, scourge, burn out, lay waste to, suck, waste, fumble, shove along, flub, fellate, desolate, ball up, bluster, do in, run off, bollocks, macerate, mess up, shove off, louse up, float, gas, bollix, languish, vaunt, screw up, muff, devastate, shoot a line, blow out, emaciate, bollocks up, foul up, pine away, knock off, fluff, drift, bobble, go down on, be adrift, bungle, consume, bollix up, tout, spoil, boast, bodge

  2. consume, squander, waste, ware(verb)

    spend extravagantly

    "waste not, want not"

    Synonyms:
    languish, exhaust, take in, eat up, neutralise, rot, liquidate, ware, neutralize, down, blow, scourge, take, lay waste to, waste, use up, desolate, do in, macerate, ingest, eat, run through, go through, wipe out, ravage, have, devastate, emaciate, pine away, knock off, devour, consume, deplete, run off

Wiktionary

  1. squander(verb)

    To waste, lavish, splurge

    Synonyms:
    waste, splurge, ducks and drakes, throw away

  2. squander(verb)

    Synonyms:
    throw away, ducks and drakes, waste, splurge

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. squander

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. squander

    Synonyms:
    waste, dissipate, spend wastefully

    Antonyms:
    save, conserve, be frugal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. squander(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    spend (profusely), lavish, expend, waste, lose, dissipate, run out, throw away, muddle away

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    waste

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Translations for squander

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  • vergeuden, verprassen, verschwendenGerman
  • derrochar, despilfarrar, farrear, malbaratarSpanish
  • haaskata, törsätä, tuhlataFinnish
  • gaspiller, gâcher, dilapiderFrench
  • 使い尽くす, 乱費, 浪費Japanese
  • helluorLatin
  • whakapauMāori
  • verkwanselen, verspillen, verbrassenDutch
  • ødsleNorwegian
  • разбазарить, расточить, растранжи́рить, разбазаривать, растрачивать, транжи́рить, растратить, проматывать, расточать, промотатьRussian
  • slösaSwedish
  • ufujajiSwahili

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