expend

[ ik-spend ]
/ ɪkˈspɛnd /
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verb (used with object)

to use up: She expended energy, time, and care on her work.
to pay out; disburse; spend.

Origin of expend

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin expendere to weigh out, lay out, pay
SYNONYMS FOR expend
Related forms
Can be confusedexpand expend (see synonym study at expand)
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expend

/ (ɪkˈspɛnd) /

verb (tr)

to spend; disburse
to consume or use up
Derived Formsexpender, noun

Word Origin for expend

C15: from Latin expendere, from pendere to weigh
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Word Origin and History for unexpended

expend


v.

early 15c., from Latin expendere "pay out, weigh out money," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + pendere "to pay, weigh" (see pendant). Related: Expended; expending.

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