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synonyms for expend

  • ante up
  • consume
  • disburse
  • dispense
  • dissipate
  • put out
  • use up
  • blow
  • distribute
  • employ
  • finish
  • give
  • pay
  • splurge
  • dish out
  • foot the bill
  • fork out
  • go through
  • lay out
  • outlay
  • pay out
  • shell out
  • spring for
  • throw money at
  • wash up
See also synonyms for: expended / expending
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antonyms for expend

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  • accumulate
  • collect
  • gather
  • hoard
  • save
  • hold
  • keep
  • maintain
  • store
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How to use expend in a sentence

Kelly confirmed that some of the CEOs of Ginkgo’s partners, including the head of Motif, raised concerns to him about the unpredictable way Ginkgo was expending the foundry credits they’d been awarded.
IS GINKGO’S SYNTHETIC-BIOLOGY STORY WORTH $15 BILLION?ANTONIO REGALADOAUGUST 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s a little depressing to think of all the energy that was expended to get those toys across the sea, through the ports, on the railways, and in a truck, to my doorstep.
WHY IS EVERYTHING MORE EXPENSIVE RIGHT NOW? LET THIS STUFFED GIRAFFE EXPLAINALANA SEMUELSAUGUST 17, 2021TIME
For the nautilus, the energy expended for swimming also allows for respiration.
TWILIGHT OF THE NAUTILUS - ISSUE 104: HARMONYPETER WARDAUGUST 11, 2021NAUTILUS
However, the existence of those contracts and what has been expended on them can be public information.
WATER AUTHORITY’S CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTANT CONTRACTS SURPRISED BOARDMACKENZIE ELMERAUGUST 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Commissioner Nadia Keilani ultimately signed an order compelling SDPD — not the city attorney — to turn over the evidence Cusack believed she was owed, but not before expressing frustration over the energy being expended by the court.
CITY ATTORNEY’S HANDS-OFF APPROACH TO INFRACTIONS MEANS COPS ACT AS PROSECUTORSJESSE MARXJULY 19, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It might be that, as parents everywhere do, the Bangladeshi women took their newfound freedom and advantages and expended them not on making more money, but on improving life for their children.
CONTRACEPTIVE ACCESS MAY NOT BE AS LIFE-CHANGING FOR THE WORLD’S POOREST WOMEN AS PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT, ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDYBELINDA LUSCOMBEJULY 13, 2021TIME
I lose time and expend a lot of emotional energy occasionally ruminating on my past self’s inability to leave an abusive relationship.
CAN TRIPPING ON KETAMINE CURE PTSD? I DECIDED TO TRY.CORINNE IOZZIOJUNE 21, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Fifty years later, the United States has expended approximately one trillion dollars waging war on illegal drugs.
THE WAR ON DRUGS TURNS 50 TODAY. IT’S TIME TO MAKE PEACE.DAVID FARBERJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“The programs that the County of San Diego and Chula Vista operate have experienced similar challenges to what we are seeing in terms of obligating and expending funds by the current state deadlines,” Davis said in the meeting.
OFFICIALS SAY RENTAL RELIEF PROGRAMS ON TRACK TO LEAVE MILLIONS UNSPENTMAYA SRIKRISHNANMAY 7, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Now those who expend a lot of energy, effort, mental space just to get to work that kind of came out of the equation.
MARKETING BRIEFING: MARKETERS MESSAGE AROUND SLOWLY RETURNING TO NORMALCY THIS SUMMER AFTER ‘THE COLLECTIVE EXPERIENCES WE’VE LOST’KRISTINA MONLLOSMAY 4, 2021DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPEND

  • annihilate
  • crush
  • decay
  • demolish
  • devastate
  • eat up
  • exhaust
  • expend
  • extinguish
  • lay waste
  • overwhelm
  • ravage
  • raze
  • ruin
  • suppress
  • waste
  • wreck
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