Examples of squander in a Sentence
He vowed not to squander this opportunity.
squandered all her money gambling in casinos
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After each team squandered one scoring opportunity in the first quarter, the Tigers took over the second quarter by dominating all phases of the game.
Rogers squandered Deborah’s dowry and racked up big debts before disappearing.
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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
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