expend Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "expend" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

expend

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪkˈspend/ formal
to use or spend something, especially time, effort, or money: expend energy/effort/time Why do firms expend effort investing abroad, rather than staying home and producing for export? expend money/resources/funds Managers had to expend a lot of time dealing with the consequences of the incident.
Translations of “expend”
in Vietnamese tiêu dùng…
in Spanish gastar, emplear…
in Thai จ่าย…
in Malaysian menggunakan…
in French dépenser…
in German ausgeben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花費,消費,耗費(尤指時間、精力或錢)…
in Indonesian menggunakan…
in Russian расходовать, тратить…
in Turkish harcamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 花费,消费,耗费(尤指时间、精力或钱)…
in Polish zużywać, wydatkować…
(Definition of expend from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of expend?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “expend” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More