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synonyms for expending

  • 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
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antonyms for expending

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

The house had a large yard, and by expending a small amount of money was made very attractive.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
The storm had now rotated to the west, and was expending its fury upon the barricades of the two Douvres.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
And, therefore, I would not discourage anyone in expending whatever thought and labour might be in him upon any literary work.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
It was only a portion of this wealth that they were expending in the manufacture of armament.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
For what greater pleasure is there than in expending one's natural energies under pleasant conditions?
INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
Even victory would be contrary to Wellington's principle of not expending a British soldier unless for an adequate end.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
Anchor your thoughts upon the service of Our Lady, while he is expending in vain his heretical sophistry.
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
As for the sums we were expending, they were insignificant when compared with the objects we had in view.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
The trouble had been that the people were all asleep, while I was there in the early morning expending my breath for nothing.
OX-TEAM DAYS ON THE OREGON TRAILEZRA MEEKER
He is expending the most enormous sums to surpass everything of the kind hitherto seen.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 4, NO. 5, NOVEMBER, 1863VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPENDING

  • allowing
  • awarding
  • bequeathing
  • ceding
  • conferring
  • contributing
  • conveying
  • dispensing
  • distributing
  • doling out
  • expending
  • furnishing
  • granting
  • handing out
  • imparting
  • offering
  • passing out
  • permitting
  • presenting
  • remitting
  • supplying
  • transferring
  • yielding
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