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outspend

[out-spend] /ˌaʊtˈspɛnd/
verb (used with object), outspent, outspending.
1.
to outdo in spending; spend more than:
They seemed determined to outspend their neighbors.
2.
to exceed (one's resources) in spending:
He quickly outspent his fortune.
Origin of outspend
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; out- + spend
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Word Origin and History for outspend
v.

mid-15c., "to consume totally, use up," from out (adv.) + spend (v.). Meaning "to spend more than another or others" is from 1840. Related: Outspent; outspending. Outspent is attested from 1650s as "exhausted."

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