Student Thesaurus

One entry found for spend.
Entry Word: spend
Function: verb
Text: 1 to hand over or use up in payment <I always end up spending too much money at the mall>
Synonyms disburse, expend, give, lay out, pay
Related Words lavish, rain; blow; squander, waste
Near Antonyms cache, hoard, save; acquire, earn, make
2 to make complete use of <the town has already spent its budget for snow removal, and it's only January> -- see DEPLETE
3 to use up carelessly <spent all his energy on impractical schemes> -- see WASTE 1