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Spent vs. Spend

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  • Spent (adjective)

    Consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.

    "a spent cartridge"

  • Spent (adjective)

    Of fish: exhausted as a result of having spawned.

  • Spent (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of spend

  • Spend (verb)

    To pay out (money).

    "He spends far more on gambling than he does on living proper."

  • Spend (verb)

    To bestow; to employ; often with on or upon.

  • Spend (verb)

    To squander.

    "to spend an estate in gambling"

  • Spend (verb)

    To exhaust, to wear out.

    "The violence of the waves was spent."

  • Spend (verb)

    To consume, to use up (time).

    "My sister usually spends her free time in nightclubs."

    "We spent the winter in the south of France."

  • Spend (verb)

    To have an orgasm; to ejaculate sexually.

  • Spend (verb)

    To waste or wear away; to be consumed.

    "Energy spends in the using of it."

  • Spend (verb)

    To be diffused; to spread.

  • Spend (verb)

    To break ground; to continue working.

  • Spend (noun)

    Amount spent (during a period), expenditure

    "Iā€™m sorry, boss, but the advertising spend exceeded the budget again this month."

  • Spend (noun)

    expenditures; money or pocket money.

  • Spend (noun)

    Discharged semen

  • Spend (noun)

    Vaginal discharge

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Spent (adjective)

    Exhausted; worn out; having lost energy or motive force.

  • Spent (adjective)

    Exhausted of spawn or sperm; - said especially of fishes.

  • Spend

    To weigh or lay out; to dispose of; to part with; as, to spend money for clothing.

  • Spend

    To bestow; to employ; - often with on or upon.

  • Spend

    To consume; to waste; to squander; to exhaust; as, to spend an estate in gaming or other vices.

  • Spend

    To pass, as time; to suffer to pass away; as, to spend a day idly; to spend winter abroad.

  • Spend

    To exhaust of force or strength; to waste; to wear away; as, the violence of the waves was spent.

  • Spend (verb)

    To expend money or any other possession; to consume, use, waste, or part with, anything; as, he who gets easily spends freely.

  • Spend (verb)

    To waste or wear away; to be consumed; to lose force or strength; to vanish; as, energy spends in the using of it.

  • Spend (verb)

    To be diffused; to spread.

  • Spend (verb)

    To break ground; to continue working.

Webster Dictionary
  • Spent (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"

  • Spent (adjective)

    having all been spent;

    "the money is all gone"

  • Spend (verb)

    pass (time) in a specific way;

    "How are you spending your summer vacation?"

  • Spend (verb)

    pay out;

    "spend money"

  • Spend (verb)

    spend completely;

    "I spend my pocket money in two days"

Princeton's WordNet

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