Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To spend or expend.
  • v. To waste or squander.
  • v. To distribute or dispense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To spend; to lay out; to expend.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pay out; expend.

Etymologies

From Old French despendre ( > French d├ępendre), from Latin dispendere. (Wiktionary)

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