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expend

verb

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1 to hand over or use up in payment
  • redecoration will have to wait, since we've just expended our last dollar in buying the house

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2 to make complete use of
  • settlers had to be sure not to expend their supply of firewood before the end of the long winter

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The first known use of expend was in the 15th century

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“Expend.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expend. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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