Examples of spent in a Sentence
he plopped down in his chair, completely spent, and then fell asleep
Recent Examples of spent from the Web
UTC, which last put up a research building in 1986, is quick to point out that the state money is well spent.
The marines have so far spent $741 million on 295 of the systems.
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Origin and Etymology of spent
Middle English, from past participle of spenden to spend
First Known Use: 15th century
SPENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spent for English Language Learners
: used up and no longer useful
: tired and drained of energy
SPENT Defined for Kids
Definition of spent for Students
1 : used up a spent battery
2 : drained of energy By Fridays, I'm spent.
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