Examples of squander in a Sentence
He vowed not to squander this opportunity.
squandered all her money gambling in casinos
Recent Examples of squander from the Web
Having entered office completely unprepared, Trump squandered his first year.
The Astros squandered multiple opportunities early, failing to add to their lead, which ultimately came back to bite them.
The drug company has been busily squandering the benefits ever since.
After Rubio provided an early lead, Sporting KC squandered an opportunity to clinch a playoff spot Saturday, settling for a 1-1 draw with Minnesota at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Rogers squandered Deborah’s dowry and racked up big debts before disappearing.
The Tigers then squandered two scoring chances with that lead.
Internationally, too, the United States has squandered the goodwill occasioned by 9/11.
Jackson continued to report other incidents of abuse, even though his parents believed the school and had warned him not to squander the opportunity that Poly represented.
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Origin and Etymology of squander
First Known Use: 1536See Words from the same year
Synonymsblow, dissipate, fiddle away, fritter (away), lavish, lose, misspend, run through, spend, waste, throw away, trifle (away)
Related Wordssplurge; consume, deplete, exhaust, impoverish, overspend, shoot; indulge, overindulge; disburse, expend, lay out
Near Antonymseconomize, scrimp, skimp; preserve, protect, save; hoard, lay up
First Known Use of squander
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