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squandering Explained

squandering at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


squandering at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Prodigality): prodigality, waste, profusion, extravagance, squandering, spendthrift.

Squandering at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Squander \Squan"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squandered}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Squandering}.] [Cf. Scot. squatter to splash water
about, to scatter, to squander, Prov. E. swatter, Dan.
sqvatte, Sw. sqv["a]tta to squirt, sqv["a]ttra to squander,
Icel. skvetta to squirt out, to throw out water.]
1. To scatter; to disperse. [Obs.]

Our squandered troops he rallies. --Dryden.

2. To spend lavishly or profusely; to spend prodigally or
wastefully; to use without economy or judgment; to
dissipate; as, to squander an estate.

The crime of squandering health is equal to the
folly. --Rambler.

Syn: To spend; expend; waste; scatter; dissipate.

squandering at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : spending resources lavishly and wastefully; "more wasteful
than the squandering of time"

squandering at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: present participle of » squander

  • Translation: de » squandering
    Translation: et » squandering
    Translation: fr » squandering
    Translation: ko » squandering
    Translation: io » squandering
    Translation: kn » squandering
    Translation: mg » squandering
    Translation: my » squandering
    Translation: sv » squandering
    Translation: vi » squandering