/spend/ verb [T] (past tense and past participle spent)
MONEY › to use money to buy or pay for something: The company has spent £1.9 million on improving its computer network. She spends too much money on clothes. How much did you spend?
TIME › to use time doing something or being somewhere: He spent 18 months working on the project. He's planning to spend some time at home with his family. How long did you spend in Edinburgh?