Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To pay out; expend.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To spend; to lay out; to expend.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To spend or expend.
  • verb obsolete To waste or squander.
  • verb obsolete To distribute or dispense.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old French despendre ( > French dépendre), from Latin dispendere.

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