well spent

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of well spent

:worth having been used :worth the time money, etc.
  • This computer wasn't cheap, but it was money well spent.
Listening to her talk was time well spent.

Word by Word Definitions

well play
  1. : an issue of water from the earth : a pool fed by a spring

  2. : source, origin

  3. : a pit or hole sunk into the earth to reach a supply of water

  1. : to rise to the surface and usually flow forth

  2. : to rise like a flood of liquid

  3. : to emit in a copious free flow

  1. : in a good or proper manner : justly, rightly

  2. : satisfactorily with respect to conduct or action

  3. : in a kindly or friendly manner

  1. used to indicate resumption of discourse or to introduce a remark

  2. used to express surprise or expostulation

  1. : prosperous, well-off

  2. : being in satisfactory condition or circumstances

  3. : being in good standing or favor

spent play
  1. : used up : consumed

  2. : exhausted of active or required components or qualities often for a particular purpose

  3. : drained of energy or effectiveness : exhausted


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