spend(redirected from spent a penny)
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spendverb apply, bestow, consume, consumere, deplete, devote, disburse, dispense, dispose of, drain, employ, empty, exhaust, expend, give, go through, impoverish, incur expense, insumere, invest, lay out money, make expenditure, outlay, part with, pay, run through, splurge, use, use up, wear away, wear out
Associated concepts: spendthrift
See also: bestow, consume, defray, deplete, disburse, dissipate, exert, exhaust, expend, pay