Synonyms of spend in English:

spend


See definition of spend

verb

1‘she spent £185 on a pair of shoes’

SYNONYMS

pay out, lay out, expend, disburse

squander, go through, run through, waste, fritter away

lavish

informal fork out, shell out, dish out, cough up, blow, splash out, splurge, lash out

British informal stump up, blue

Australian NZ informal knock down

archaic spring

North American informal pony up

ANTONYMS

save, keep, hoard

2‘the whole of the morning was spent gardening’

SYNONYMS

pass, occupy, fill, take up, while away, use up

3‘I've spent hours helping him’

SYNONYMS

put in, devote, employ

waste

4‘the storm of the previous evening had spent its force’

SYNONYMS

use up, consume, exhaust, deplete, drain