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Translation of "expend" - English-German dictionary

expend

verb /ikˈspend/
to use or spend (supplies etc). ausgeben
expenditure /-tʃə/ noun
the act of spending die Ausgabe, der Verbrauch the expenditure of money and resources His expenditure(s) amounted to $500.
expense /-s/ noun
the spending of money etc; cost die Unkosten (pl.) I’ve gone to a lot of expense to educate you well.
a cause of spending die Ausgabe What an expense clothes are!
expenses /-siz/ noun plural
money spent in carrying out a job etc die Spesen His firm paid his travelling expenses.
expensive /-siv/ adjective
costing a great deal teuer expensive clothes.
at the expense of
being paid for by; at the cost of auf Kosten von He equipped the expedition at his own expense At the expense of his health he finally completed the work.
making (a person) appear ridiculous auf Kosten von He told a joke at his wife’s expense.
(Definition of expend from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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