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Definitions for spent
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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. Connecticut Sun:

    As a leader, words matter. It was inappropriate, in a league where we empower women, and I’ve spent 31 years empowering women, (those words were) just not acceptable.

  2. Drew Wade:

    There's no money being spent with CertiPath until this issue is resolved.

  3. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.

  4. Jeff Goldstein:

    It's always nice when you quadruple what you spent to make a movie in a single weekend.

  5. Tom Marino:

    As of January 23, 2019, I am officially stepping down from Congress, having spent over two decades serving the public, I have chosen to take a position in the private sector where I can use both my legal and business experience to create jobs around the nation.

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