spent

[ spent ]
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verb
  1. simple past tense and past participle of spend.

adjective
  1. used up; consumed.

Origin of spent

1
First recorded in 1425–75, for the adjective

Other words for spent

Other words from spent

  • well-spent, adjective

Words Nearby spent

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British Dictionary definitions for spent

spent

/ (spɛnt) /


verb
  1. the past tense and past participle of spend

adjective
  1. used up or exhausted; consumed

  2. (of a fish) exhausted by spawning

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