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expend

[ik-spend]
verb (used with object)
1.
to use up: She expended energy, time, and care on her work.
2.
to pay out; disburse; spend.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin expendere to weigh out, lay out, pay

expender, noun
overexpend, verb
preexpend, verb (used with object)
unexpended, adjective
well-expended, adjective

expand, expend (see synonym study at expand).


1. consume, empty. See spend.
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expend (ɪkˈspɛnd)
 
vb
1.  to spend; disburse
2.  to consume or use up
 
[C15: from Latin expendere, from pendere to weigh]
 
ex'pender
 
n

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expend
early 15c., from L. expendere "pay out," from ex- "out" + pendere "to pay, weigh" (see pendant). Related: Expended; expending.
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