Monday, February 13, 2012


Spend: to pay out, disburse, or expend; dispose of (money, wealth, resources, etc.); to employ (labor, thought, words, time, etc.), as on some object or in some proceeding; to pass (time) in a particular manner, place, etc.; to use up, consume, or exhaust.

Synonym: disburse, dispose of, expend, lay out, consume, dissipate, exhaust, lavish, squander, devote, apply.

Example: Mark spends a lot on his electronic accessories.

Usage in Sentence: Spend on, not for.

Don’t say: I spend a lot of time for my computer.

ΓΌ Say: I spend a lot of time on my computer.

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