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squander

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of squander

  1. 1 to use up carelessly <squandered all her money gambling in casinos> Synonyms blow, dissipate, fiddle away, fritter (away), lavish, lose, misspend, run through, spend, waste, throw away, trifle (away)Related Words splurge; consume, deplete, exhaust, impoverish, overspend, shoot; indulge, overindulge; disburse, expend, lay outNear Antonyms economize, scrimp, skimp; preserve, protect, save; hoard, lay upAntonyms conserve

  2. 2 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart <a single blast of the shotgun squandered the herd of deer> Synonyms clear out, disband, dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatterRelated Words break up, isolate, part, segregate, separate, split (up); diffuse, disseminate, diverge, spreadNear Antonyms agglutinate, conglomerate; unify, uniteAntonyms assemble, cluster, collect, concentrate, congregate, gather, ingather




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