expend

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expend (third-person singular simple present expends, present participle expending, simple past and past participle expended)

  1. To consume or exhaust some resource.
    • Shakespeare
      If my death might make this island happy [] / I would expend it with all willingness.
  2. (transitive, rare) To spend or disburse money.

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