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His team fed colugo data into metabolic models of other tree-dwelling mammals to estimate how much energy colugos expend to both glide and climb.

Grab some bon bons, kick back and let this little clean machine expend all the energy.

I expended an embarrassing amount of energy flopping and tossing, futilely trying to heat my distant digits and certain I would look down in the morning to find 10 little specimens of frostbite.

The second stage of two stage ranking is where precision is much more important, and much more resource is expended, whilst also possibly adding further measures of relevance to really separate the gold in top ranks.

While businesses know how crucial this is to mitigate losses in productivity and turnover, there are still costs that must be expended to make a meaningful difference.

What I mean to say is that the calories he is consuming match the calories expended—at 200 pounds, or 300 pounds, or 400 pounds.

He could have expended political capital in calling for the end of "too big to fail."

When the full budget has been expended, Gloe must refresh the users budget before another recommendation can be made.

Daschle has expended much time and effort to correct the impression that he torpedoed a public health-care option—up to a point.

From accounts preserved of the sums expended at sundry public feasts at Coventry (Anno 1452 to 1464) we find that 2s.

The prizes were plate, and the profits were to be expended in repairing the havens of the kingdom.

In the evening the little theatre is illuminated regardless of expense, a fabulous sum being expended on extra lamps.

And a bitter reflection was it, that reward still came to him—still a fair return for time and strength expended.

And he expended upon the study of the face the same degree of devotion that he gave to the rendering of a garment.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to expended, such as: depleted, drained, bare, consumed, dissipated, and done.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.