AskDefine | Define spent

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spent adj
1 drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out" [syn: exhausted, dog-tired, fagged, fatigued, played out, washed-out, worn-out(a), worn out(p)]
2 having all been spent; "the money is all gone" [syn: gone, expended]spend


1 pass (time) in a specific way; "How are you spending your summer vacation?" [syn: pass]
2 pay out; "spend money" [syn: expend, drop]
3 spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days" [also: spent]spent See spend

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /ˈspɛnt/, /"spEnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt


  1. Consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.
    a spent cartridge



  1. past of spend

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ablated, acquitted, all in, ausgespielt, beat, beat up, beaten, bleary, bone-weary, burned-out, burnt up, bushed, consumed, dead, dead-and-alive, dead-tired, deadbeat, depleted, devitalized, disabled, discharged, dissipated, dog-tired, dog-weary, done, done for, done in, done up, down the drain, drained, eaten up, effete, emptied, enervated, enfeebled, eroded, eviscerated, exhausted, expended, fagged out, far-gone, fatigued, fini, finished, frazzled, gone, gone to waste, hired, impoverished, incapacitated, jaded, knocked out, laid low, liquidated, lost, misspent, paid, paid in full, played out, pooped, pooped out, postpaid, prepaid, prostrate, ready to drop, receipted, remitted, run to seed, run-down, salaried, sapped, settled, shotten, squandered, tired, tired out, tired to death, tuckered out, used, used up, waged, washed-out, washed-up, wasted, weakened, wearied, weary, weary unto death, whacked, wiped out, worn, worn away, worn out, worn-out
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