Part of speech: verb

To pay out; disburse.

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Usage examples "expend":

  1. If I cease to expend 100l. - "On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation", David Ricardo.
  2. You must not expend all your sympathy on that one family, remarked Ellen carelessly; for you will see them all along the road. - "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.
  3. And it seemed to us indeed a home for which we might gladly expend our last breath. - "Edison's Conquest of Mars", Garrett Putman Serviss.