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VERB (3)

1. pass time in a specific way;
- Example: "how are you spending your summer vacation?"
[syn: spend, pass]

2. pay out;
- Example: "spend money"
[syn: spend, expend, drop]

3. spend completely;
- Example: "I spend my pocket money in two days"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spend \Spend\, v. i. 1. To expend money or any other possession; to consume, use, waste, or part with, anything; as, he who gets easily spends freely. [1913 Webster] He spends as a person who knows that he must come to a reckoning. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. To waste or wear away; to be consumed; to lose force or strength; to vanish; as, energy spends in the using of it. [1913 Webster] The sound spendeth and is dissipated in the open air. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. To be diffused; to spread. [1913 Webster] The vines that they use for wine are so often cut, that their sap spendeth into the grapes. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. (Mining) To break ground; to continue working. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spend \Spend\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spent; p. pr. & vb. n. Spending.] [AS. spendan (in comp.), fr. L. expendere or dispendere to weigh out, to expend, dispense. See Pendant, and cf. Dispend, Expend, Spence, Spencer.] 1. To weigh or lay out; to dispose of; to part with; as, to spend money for clothing. [1913 Webster] Spend thou that in the town. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? --Isa. lv. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. To bestow; to employ; -- often with on or upon. [1913 Webster] I . . . am never loath To spend my judgment. --Herbert. [1913 Webster] 3. To consume; to waste; to squander; to exhaust; as, to spend an estate in gaming or other vices. [1913 Webster] 4. To pass, as time; to suffer to pass away; as, to spend a day idly; to spend winter abroad. [1913 Webster] We spend our years as a tale that is told. --Ps. xc. 9. [1913 Webster] 5. To exhaust of force or strength; to waste; to wear away; as, the violence of the waves was spent. [1913 Webster] Their bodies spent with long labor and thirst. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

spend v 1: pass time in a specific way; "how are you spending your summer vacation?" [syn: spend, pass] 2: pay out; "spend money" [syn: spend, expend, drop] 3: spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

110 Moby Thesaurus words for "spend": ablate, absorb, allot, assign, assimilate, attend to business, be exposed to, be subjected to, bestow, bleed white, blow, budget, burn up, busy, consecrate to, consume, contribute, cost, cost out, dedicate to, deplete, devote, digest, disburse, dish out, dissipate, drain, drain of resources, drop, eat, eat up, employ, encounter, endure, engage, erode, exhaust, expend, experience, feel, finish, finish off, fork out, fritter away, give, give over to, give to, go, go through, gobble, gobble up, hand out, have, impoverish, incur costs, ingest, invest, know, labor under, lavish, lay out, lose, meet, meet up with, meet with, mind the store, occupy, open the purse, outlay, pass, pass the time, pass through, pay, pay out, prodigal, profligate, put in, put out, run, run through, run up against, schedule, shell out, sink money in, spend the time, spender, spill, splurge, squander, squanderer, stand under, suck dry, suffer, sustain, swallow, swallow up, taste, throw away, throw money around, undergo, use up, waste, waste away, waster, wastethrift, wastrel, wear away, while, while away, wile