spend the night

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of spend the night

1 :to sleep for the night at a place
  • After the party she was too drunk to drive so she spent the night.
often + at
  • They spent the night at her brother's.
2 :to stay with someone overnight and have sex with that person + with
  • She spent the night with her boyfriend.

Word by Word Definitions

spend play
  1. : to use up or pay out : expend

  2. : exhaust, wear out

  3. : to consume wastefully : squander

night play
  1. : the time from dusk to dawn when no sunlight is visible

  2. : an evening or night taken as an occasion or point of time

  3. : an evening set aside for a particular purpose

  1. : of, relating to, or associated with the night

  2. : intended for use at night

  3. : existing, occurring, or functioning at night


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