Synonyms of 'expend'
1 use (up)
the number of calories you expend through exercise
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To consume an amount of fuel, energy, or time means to use it up.
Some of the most efficient refrigerators consume 70 percent less electricity than traditional models.
To disburse an amount of money means to pay it out, usually from a fund which has been collected for a particular purpose.
The aid will not be disbursed until next year.
Thesaurus for expend from the Collins English Thesaurus
To expend something, especially energy, time, or money, means to use it or spend it.