Part of speech:
(Informal) To spend, especially lavishly or rashly:
To spend is to use all of a resource, to focus your energy on something or to give someone money.
Employ is defined as to give someone work for pay, or to put someone or something to use.
To drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength; to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources.
Disburse is defined as to pay or give out.
To finish is defined as to complete, use up or give the final touches to.
To fatigue or spend emotionally or physically:
To spend wastefully; squander (time, energy, money, etc.)
To use, consume, spend, or expend thoughtlessly or carelessly.
To spend or use wastefully or extravagantly
To grant as by favour; to bestow in concession, or in compliance with a wish or request.
(Logic) To use (a term) so as to include all individuals or entities of a given class.
To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
To carry out (a physical movement):
To avoid spending (money) so as to keep or accumulate it.
To have and keep in one's grasp:
To continue to do:
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
Find another word for expending. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for expending, like: dropping, spending, using, employing, exhausting, disbursing, finishing, draining, consuming, wasting and squandering.