What does expend mean?

Definitions for expend
ɪkˈspɛndex·pend

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word expend.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. use, expend(verb)

    use up, consume fully

    "The legislature expended its time on school questions"

  2. spend, expend, drop(verb)

    pay out

    "spend money"

Wiktionary

  1. expend(Verb)

    To consume or exhaust some resource.

  2. expend(Verb)

    To spend or disburse money.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expend(verb)

    to lay out, apply, or employ in any way; to consume by use; to use up or distribute, either in payment or in donations; to spend; as, they expend money for food or in charity; to expend time labor, and thought; to expend hay in feeding cattle, oil in a lamp, water in mechanical operations

    Etymology: [L. expendere, expensum, to weigh out, pay out, lay out, lay out; ex out + pendere to weigh. See Poise, and cf. Spend.]

  2. Expend(verb)

    to be laid out, used, or consumed

    Etymology: [L. expendere, expensum, to weigh out, pay out, lay out, lay out; ex out + pendere to weigh. See Poise, and cf. Spend.]

  3. Expend(verb)

    to pay out or disburse money

    Etymology: [L. expendere, expensum, to weigh out, pay out, lay out, lay out; ex out + pendere to weigh. See Poise, and cf. Spend.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Expend

    eks-pend′, v.t. to lay out: to employ or consume in any way: to spend.—ns. Expend′iture, act of expending or laying out: that which is expended: the process of using up: money spent; Expense′ (Shak.), expenditure: outlay: cost: (pl.) the cost of a lawsuit (Scots law).—adj. Expens′ive, causing or requiring much expense: extravagant.—adv. Expens′ively.—n. Expens′iveness.—Be at the expense of, to pay the cost of. [L. expendĕreex, out, pendĕre, pensum, to weigh.]

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How to say expend in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expend in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of expend in a Sentence

  1. Cate Campbell:

    Just needed to get through to the next round and that's exactly what I did. Didn't want to expend any more energy than you have to, i knew having Sarah next to me, if she was pushing me then I'd get through to the semi-finals no worries. She's a good pacing buddy.

  2. Albert Camus:

    Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

  3. Mohammad Javad Akbarein:

    In a country where music is outlawed and there is no outlet for young people to expend their energy, you have to have a replacement that is more official and without problems, the maddah are copying from rap, rock and dance music.

  4. Joseph Margulies:

    I just think he is not willing to expend political capital to do it, it's not nearly as important to him as the Iran deal.

  5. Donald Trump:

    The United States is very concerned about the conflict's toll on innocent civilians and is working to bring the conflict in Yemen to an end. But we can not end The United States through ill-conceived and time-consuming resolutions that fail to address The United States root causes, rather than expend time and resources on such resolutions, I encourage the Congress to direct its efforts toward supporting our work to achieve peace through a negotiated settlement to the conflict in Yemen.

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