Expend meaning

ĭk-spĕnd
To consume by using; use up.
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To use up; consume.
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To lay out; spend.

Expending tax revenues on education.

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To spend.
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Expend is defined as to use up or spend.

An example of expend is for a company to use up all of its resources.

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(rare) To spend or disburse money.
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Origin of expend

  • Middle English expenden from Latin expendere to pay out ex- ex- pendere to weigh (s)pen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition