spend

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spend is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
spend

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
spend

Third person singular
spends

Simple past
spent

Past participle
spent

Present participle
spending

  1. (transitive) When you spend money, you give the money to buy something.
    I spend too much at the book store each month.
    I spent a lot at that store last month.
  2. to pass, to use
    I spend my free time reading and relaxing.
    She spends her morning hours house-cleaning.
    I spent my afternoon hours in meditation.
    He is spending his holiday in Aruba.