Synonyms of 'expend'
to spend or use up (time, energy, or money)the number of calories you expend through exercise
to spend or use up (time, energy, or money)the amount of money expended on this project so far
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in the sense of consume
to use upSome refrigerators consume 70 per cent less electricity than the least efficient models.
in the sense of disburse
to pay outThe aid will not be disbursed until next year.
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