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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of spending money for goods or services;
[syn: expending, expenditure]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Expend \Ex*pend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expended; p. pr. & vb. n. Expending.] [L. expendere, expensum, to weigh out, pay out, lay out, lay out; ex out + pendere to weigh. See Poise, and cf. Spend.] To lay out, apply, or employ in any way; to consume by use; to use up or distribute, either in payment or in donations; to spend; as, they expend money for food or in charity; to expend time labor, and thought; to expend hay in feeding cattle, oil in a lamp, water in mechanical operations. [1913 Webster] If my death might make this island happy . . . I would expend it with all willingness. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

expending n 1: the act of spending money for goods or services [syn: expending, expenditure]