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spend

Synonyms of spend in English:

verb

  • 1 she spent £185 on a pair of shoes
    lavish
    informal fork out, shell out, dish out, cough up, blow, splash out, splurge, lash out
    British informal stump up, blue
    Australian/New Zealand informal knock down
    archaic spring
    North American informal pony up
    [Antonyms] save, keep, hoard
  • 2 the whole of the morning was spent gardening
  • 3 I've spent hours helping him
    put in, devote, employ;
    waste
  • 4 the storm of the previous evening had spent its force
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