What does the word expend mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To pay out; disburse.

Usage examples for expend

  1. If I cease to expend 100l. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by 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 by 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 by Garrett Putman Serviss