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Synonyms of expend in English:


  • 1 they had already expended $75,000 in legal costs
    lavish, squander, waste, fritter (away), dissipate, spend like water, throw around like confetti
    informal fork out, shell out, dish out, cough up, blow, splurge, pour/throw down the drain, spend money as if it grows on trees, spend money as if there were no tomorrow, spend money as if it were going out of style/fashion
    British informal splash out, stump up, blue
    North American informal ante up, pony up
    [Antonyms] save, conserve
  • 2 pushing heavy crates expends a lot of energy
    [Antonyms] conserve
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