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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spend  \Spend\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  expend  money  or  any  other  possession;  to  consume,  use 
  waste,  or  part  with  anything  as  he  who  gets  easily 
  spends  freely. 
 
  He  spends  as  a  person  who  knows  that  he  must  come  to 
  a  reckoning.  --South. 
 
  2.  To  waste  or  wear  away  to  be  consumed;  to  lose  force  or 
  strength;  to  vanish;  as  energy  spends  in  the  using  of  it 
 
  The  sound  spendeth  and  is  dissipated  in  the  open 
  air.  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  To  be  diffused;  to  spread. 
 
  The  vines  that  they  use  for  wine  are  so  often  cut, 
  that  their  sap  spendeth  into  the  grapes.  --Bacon. 
 
  4.  (Mining)  To  break  ground;  to  continue  working. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Spend  \Spend\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Spent};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Spending}.]  [AS.  spendan  (in  comp.),  fr  L.  expendere  or 
  dispendere  to  weigh  out  to  expend,  dispense.  See  {Pendant}, 
  and  cf  {Dispend},  {Expend},  {Spence},  {Spencer}.] 
  1.  To  weigh  or  lay  out  to  dispose  of  to  part  with  as  to 
  spend  money  for  clothing. 
 
  Spend  thou  that  in  the  town.  --Shak. 
 
  Wherefore  do  ye  spend  money  for  that  which  is  not 
  bread?  --Isa.  lv  2. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  spend 
  v  1:  pass  in  a  specific  way  as  of  time  [syn:  {pass}] 
  2:  pay  out  "spend  money"  [syn:  {expend},  {drop}] 
  3:  spend  completely;  "I  spend  my  pocket  money  in  two  days" 
  [syn:  {use  up}] 




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