Synonyms for spent
verb (used with object), spent, spend·ing.
verb (used without object), spent, spend·ing.
Origin of spend
Synonyms for spend
Antonyms for spend
Related Words for spentwasted, finished, used, dead, lost, wearied, enervated, shot, weakened, drained, blown, exhausted, bushed, weary, dissipated, prostrate, debilitated, limp, shattered, fagged
Examples from the Web for spent
Contemporary Examples of spent
Thus, more time is spent organization and obtaining ones free of failings.Design Your Own Dinosaur: The Era of Custom DNA
January 8, 2015
So when my wife and I moved to Laurel Canyon I spent my first year working night and day on the show.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile
January 3, 2015
I spent time yesterday listening to the music you made, and looking at the art you created.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen
January 1, 2015
That was amazing because I spent so much time in a different kind of studio for once!Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex
December 27, 2014
Once transferred to Karaj Prison, he spent an additional 15 days in solitary confinement.A Daughter’s Plea: Free My Father from Prison in Iran
Mitra Pourshajari, Movements.Org, Advancing Human Rights
December 26, 2014
Historical Examples of spent
In your service I have spent many toilsome days and sleepless nights.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
He spent such an evening there at the end of their first month in New York.
Here he cooked and ate his meals, and here he spent his solitary evenings.Brave and Bold
Haven't we spent all our surplus in keeping you up for a good marriage?
The honeymoon will be spent at the town-house of the groom, in York Terrace.
verb spends, spending or spent
Word Origin for spend
"to pay out or away" (money or wealth), Old English -spendan (in forspendan "use up"), from Latin expendere "to weigh out money, pay down" (see expend). A general Germanic borrowing (cf. Old High German spendon, German and Middle Dutch spenden, Old Norse spenna). In reference to labor, thoughts, time, etc., attested from c.1300.
see pocket (spending) money.