Translation of "expend" - English-French dictionary

expend

verb /ikˈspend/

to use or spend (supplies etc).

dépenser
expenditure /-tʃə/ noun

the act of spending

dépenses
the expenditure of money and resources
His expenditure(s) amounted to $500.
expense /-s/ noun

the spending of money etc; cost

frais
I’ve gone to a lot of expense to educate you well.

a cause of spending

cause de dépense
What an expense clothes are!
expenses /-siz/ noun plural

money spent in carrying out a job etc

frais
His firm paid his travelling expenses.
expensive /-siv/ adjective

costing a great deal

cher
expensive clothes.
at the expense of

being paid for by; at the cost of

aux frais de; aux dépens de
He equipped the expedition at his own expense
At the expense of his health he finally completed the work.

making (a person) appear ridiculous

aux dépens de
He told a joke at his wife’s expense.

(Translation of “expend” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)