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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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* 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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