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Translation of "expend" - English-Spanish dictionary

expend

verb /ikˈspend/
to use or spend (supplies etc) gastar, emplear All the funds have been expended.
expenditure /-tʃə/ noun
the act of spending gasto the expenditure of money and resources His expenditure(s) amounted to $500.
expense /-s/ noun
the spending of money etc; cost gasto I’ve gone to a lot of expense to educate you well.
a cause of spending motivo de gasto What an expense clothes are!
expenses /-siz/ noun plural
money spent in carrying out a job etc gastos His firm paid his travel expenses.
expensive /-siv/ adjective
costing a great deal caro expensive clothes.
at the expense of
being paid for by; at the cost of a costa 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 a costa de He told a joke at his wife’s expense.
(Definition of expend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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