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spend

Synonyms of spend in English:

verb

  • 1 she spent $185 on shoes
    pay out, dish out, expend, disburse;
    squander, waste, fritter away;
    lavish
    informal fork out, lay out, shell out, cough up, drop, blow, splurge, pony up
  • 2 the morning was spent gardening
    pass, occupy, fill, take up, while away
  • 3 I've spent hours on this essay
    put in, devote;
    waste
  • 4 the storm had spent its force
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