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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhausted, spentadjective

    depleted of energy, force, or strength

    "impossible to grow tobacco on the exhausted soil"; "the exhausted food sources"; "exhausted oil wells"

  2. exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, spent, washed-out, worn-out(a), worn out(p)adjective

    drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted

    "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out"

Wiktionary

  1. spentadjective

    Consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.

    a spent cartridge

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spent

    of Spend

  2. Spentadjective

    exhausted; worn out; having lost energy or motive force

  3. Spentadjective

    exhausted of spawn or sperm; -- said especially of fishes

Freebase

  1. Spent

    Spent was an American Indie Rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey consisting of singer/guitarist John King, guitarist/singer/keyboardist Annie Hayden, bassist/occasional vocalist Joe Weston and drummer Ed Radich.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spent

    spent, pa.t. and pa.p. of spend.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. spent

    From expend: said of a mast broken by accident, in contradistinction to one shot away.

Editors Contribution

  1. spent

    Participle form of the word spend

    The money is spent wisely on ensuring all have public housing on public land as the priority with the peoples choice


    Submitted by MaryC on July 28, 2021  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #861

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1006

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of spent in a Sentence

  1. John McDonnell:

    This government could have ruled out no deal, and spent these billions on our schools, hospitals, and people.

  2. Carl Icahn:

    To be clear, the primary reason Xerox stock is up 30 percent year-to-date is the Conduent spin-off that I spent over a year fighting for.

  3. Briggs VanNess:

    Many years of fighting my demons, I finally found the light, now I’ve been helping others as I was raised to do. I spent many years becoming a better person. And now it’s time to pay it back.

  4. Johnny Amaral:

    The system is completely choked, the overarching problem creating the water shortages are the layers and layers of laws like these and for the last few years it has been easy for the government to blame the drought. The tunnels are not an economically viable project and they would not be needed if we used common sense. The government has spent the last decade flushing water out with the intention of saving fish, but they are no better than they were.

  5. Jody Hice:

    I’m proud to introduce the Accountable Federal Employees Act, which reigns in the unelected, unaccountable federal bureaucracy and cements President Trump’s ground-breaking policies to address failing employees. Federal employees serve hardworking American taxpayers, and we must ensure the taxpayers’ investment in the federal government is well spent.

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