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English verb: squander

1. squander (possession) spend thoughtlessly; throw away


SamplesHe wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends.
You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree.


Synonymsblow, waste


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)expend, use


Narrower (hyponym)burn


Verb groupblow


Antonymseconomize, husband, economise, conserve

2. squander (consumption) spend extravagantly


SamplesWaste not, want not.


Synonymsconsume, ware, waste


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)drop, expend, spend


Narrower (hyponym)dissipate, fling, fool, fool away, fritter, fritter away, frivol away, lavish, luxuriate, overspend, shoot, shower, splurge, wanton









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