Spend

Spend

(?), v. i. 1. To expend money or any other possession; to consume, use, waste, or part with, anything; as, he who gets easily spends freely.
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He spends as a person who knows that he must come to a reckoning.
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2. To waste or wear away; to be consumed; to lose force or strength; to vanish; as, energy spends in the using of it.
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The sound spendeth and is dissipated in the open air.
Bacon.
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3. To be diffused; to spread.
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The vines that they use for wine are so often cut, that their sap spendeth into the grapes.
Bacon.
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4. (Mining) To break ground; to continue working.
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