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  • verbgive, pay out
  • verbuse time; occupy

synonyms for spend

  • allocate
  • concentrate
  • consume
  • contribute
  • donate
  • drop
  • employ
  • expend
  • give
  • invest
  • put in
  • settle
  • use
  • waste
  • absorb
  • apply
  • bestow
  • blow
  • confer
  • defray
  • deplete
  • disburse
  • dispense
  • dissipate
  • drain
  • empty
  • exhaust
  • fritter
  • lavish
  • liquidate
  • misspend
  • squander
  • ante up
  • cast away
  • come across
  • come through
  • cough up
  • evote
  • foot the bill
  • hand out
  • lay out
  • outlay
  • pay down
  • pay up
  • run through
  • shell out
  • spring for
  • throw away
  • use up
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antonyms for spend

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  • build
  • hold
  • keep
  • neglect
  • save
  • shun
  • take
  • take away
  • withhold
  • fill
  • hoard
  • set aside
  • be lazy
  • earn
  • get
  • receive
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How to use spend in a sentence

Luckily for him, he found Sairam Palicherla, a scientist who has spent more than two decades studying farming.
URBANKISAAN IS BETTING ON VERTICAL FARMING TO BRING PESTICIDE-FREE VEGETABLES TO CONSUMERS AND FIGHT INDIA’S WATER CRISISMANISH SINGHSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Last week, she spent hours on the phone with colleagues to check on the status of their intensive care units.
THE NEW COVID-19 CASE SURGE IN EUROPE, EXPLAINEDJULIA BELLUZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
I’ve written before about how billionaire philanthropists can spend their money to fight climate change.
WANT TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTIVELY? HERE’S WHERE TO DONATE YOUR MONEY.SIGAL SAMUELSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
I was tired of spending my evenings trying to understand the next day.
CHRISTIAN PUGLISI IS CLOSING HIS INFLUENTIAL COPENHAGEN RESTAURANTS. COVID IS ONLY PARTLY TO BLAMERAFAEL TONONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020EATER
American spent an estimated $9 billion on the holiday in 2018, according to Vox.
ZOOM PARTIES, THROWING CANDY: HOW HALLOWEEN MIGHT HAPPEN DURING COVID-19ALEXANDRA OSSOLASEPTEMBER 17, 2020QUARTZ
You want to understand which messages resonate with your audience before you spend a cent on marketing.
HOW TO DRIVE DIGITAL INNOVATION NECESSARY DURING THE PANDEMICNICK CHASINOVSEPTEMBER 16, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
All these shortcuts can help you save time by doing things on the go, or by saving you time that you would otherwise spend opening up apps, scrolling through menus and typing out text.
GET AROUND YOUR PHONE MORE QUICKLY THAN YOU ALREADY AREDAVID NIELDSEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Further roiling the political waters in Florida, former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg recently promised to spend $100 million to bolster Biden in the state.
BIDEN VISITS FLORIDA AS DEMOCRATS WORRY ABOUT HIS STANDING IN THE STATESEAN SULLIVANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That sums it up in the same way that a triathlon is just a few hours spent swimming, biking, and running.
HOW TO HUNT FOR STAR-NOSED MOLES (AND THEIR HOLES)KENNETH CATANIASEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This comes after the company spent years lobbying for direct retail stores in the country, and got approval for the same only last year.
APPLE’S ONLINE STORE PLAN FOR INDIA IS THE RIGHT MOVE AT THE RIGHT TIMEANANYA BHATTACHARYASEPTEMBER 14, 2020QUARTZ
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WORDS RELATED TO SPEND

  • departed
  • hit the road
  • split
  • took a hike
  • took a powder
  • went
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.