Definition of EXPEND

to hand over or use up in payment <redecoration will have to wait, since we've just expended our last dollar in buying the house>
Synonyms disburse, drop, expend, fork (over, out, or up), give, lay out, outlay, pay, shell out
to make complete use of <settlers had to be sure not to expend their supply of firewood before the end of the long winter>
Antonyms renew, replace

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