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Noun: spending  spen-ding
  1. The act of spending or disbursing money
    - disbursement, disbursal, outlay
     
  2. Money paid out; an amount spent
    - outgo [archaic], expenditure, outlay, spend
Verb: spend (spent)  spend
  1. Pass time in a specific way
    "how are you spending your summer vacation?";
    - pass
     
  2. Pay out
    "spend money";
    - expend, drop
     
  3. Spend completely
    "I spend my pocket money in two days"

Derived forms: spendings

Type of: consume, defrayal, defrayment, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, pay, payment, run through, transferred possession, transferred property, use up, wipe out

Encyclopedia: Spending