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Spend Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    spend v
  1. pass (time) in a specific way; "How are you spending your summer vacation?" [syn: pass]
  2. pay out; "spend money" [syn: expend, drop]
  3. spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days" [also: spent]
Spend Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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. He spends as a person who knows that he must come to a reckoning. --South.
  2. To waste or wear away; to be consumed; to lose force or strength; to vanish; as, energy spends in the using of it. The sound spendeth and is dissipated in the open air. --Bacon.
  3. To be diffused; to spread. The vines that they use for wine are so often cut, that their sap spendeth into the grapes. --Bacon.
  4. (Mining) To break ground; to continue working.
Spend Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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. Spend thou that in the town. --Shak. Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? --Isa. lv. 2.

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  • Spend management: Spend management is the way in which companies control and optimize the money they spend. It involves cutting operating and other costs ...
  • Spend A Buck: Spend A Buck (1982 in western Kentucky – November 24, 2002 in Brazil ) was an American thoroughbred race horse . Spend A Buck was sired ...
  • Spend analysis: Spend analysis is the process of collecting, cleansing, classifying and analyzing expenditure data with the purpose of reducing procurement ...
  • Let's Spend the Night Together: "Let's Spend the Night Together" is a song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards , and originally released as a single by The Rolling ...
  • Spend, Spend, Spend (play): Spend, Spend, Spend is an episode of the BBC 's Play for Today anthology series first transmitted 15 March 1977 on BBC1 , recounting the ...
  • Fair Spend: Fair Spend are a non profit organisation founded in 2010 which lobbies for students in the UK . The organisation advocates for ...
  • Tax and spend: "Tax and Spend" is an epithet applied to politicians ("tax and spend liberals"), programs, and opposing political philosophy by the ...
  • Spend the Night: Spend the Night is the fifth studio album and major label debut by the American hard rock band The Donnas , released in 2002 on ...
  • Spend My Time: Spend My Time is a 2004 (see 2004 in music ) album by country singer Clint Black . It is his first since leaving RCA Records and ...

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* I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse. - Isaac Asimov

* Anyone that wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office. - David Broder

* Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die and do not outlive yourself. - George Bernard Shaw


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Spend Sample Sentences in News


  • Daughters spend more time caring for aging parents than sons
    Daughters will increase the time they spend with an elderly parent to compensate for sons. Read more on this news related to 'Spend'
  • United spend club-record £72m in transfer window
    Manchester United's signing of Marcos Rojo took their expenditure this summer to £72 million, making it a club-record outlay for any transfer window Read more on this news related to 'Spend'
  • Average cost of raising a child hits $245,000
    Britta Gidican and her boyfriend spend nearly $1,400 a month on daycare for their 17-month-old son. New parents be warned: It could cost nearly a quarter of a million dollars to raise your child -- and that's not even including the cost of college. Read more on this news related to 'Spend'

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