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spent

 (spĕnt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of spend.
adj.
1. Having been put to use and therefore unavailable for use: spent shell casings.
2. Depleted of energy, force, or strength; exhausted: spent laborers.
3. Depleted or nearly depleted of fissionable material: spent nuclear fuel.

spent

(spɛnt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of spend
adj
1. used up or exhausted; consumed
2. (Zoology) (of a fish) exhausted by spawning

spent

(spɛnt)

v.
1. pt. and pp. of spend.
adj.
2. used up; consumed.
3. tired; worn-out; exhausted.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spent - depleted of energy, force, or strength; "impossible to grow tobacco on the exhausted soil"; "the exhausted food sources"; "exhausted oil wells"
2.spent - drained of energy or effectivenessspent - 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"
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"

spent

adjective
1. used up, finished, gone, consumed, expended The money was spent.
2. exhausted, drained, worn out, bushed (informal), all in (slang), shattered (informal), weakened, wiped out (informal), wearied, weary, played out (informal), burnt out, fagged (out) (informal), whacked (Brit. informal), debilitated, knackered (slang), prostrate, clapped out (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), tired out, ready to drop (informal), dog-tired (informal), zonked (informal), dead beat (informal), shagged out (Brit. slang), done in or up (informal) After all that exertion, we were completely spent.

spent

adjective
Extremely tired:
Informal: beat, bushed, tuckered (out).
Slang: done in, fagged (out), pooped (out).
Idioms: all in, ready to drop.
Translations
مُسْتَعْمَلمُنْهَك، مُرْهَق
použitývyčerpaný
brugt
elhasznált
notaîur, uppurinnörmagna
kullanılmışyorgunluktan bitmiş

spent

[spent]
A. PT & PP of spend
B. ADJ [match, lightbulb, battery] → gastado; [bullet, cartridge, ammunition] → usado
he's a spent forceya no es lo que era

spent

[ˈspɛnt]
pt
pp of spend
adj
[cartridge, bullets] → vide, usagé(e); [fuel] → épuisé(e)
spent matches → vieilles allumettes
(= exhausted) [person] → épuisé(e), à bout
(= run out) [patience] → épuisé(e), à boutspent force n
to be a spent force → ne plus avoir d'influence

spent

pret, ptp of spend
adj ammunition, cartridge, matchverbraucht; bullets alsoverschossen; personerschöpft; to be/look spenterschöpft sein/aussehen; (= prematurely aged)müde und verbraucht sein/aussehen; as a poet he was spent at 25mit 25 war seine dichterische Schaffenskraft verbraucht; to be a spent forcenichts mehr zu sagen haben; (movement) → sich totgelaufen haben; (ideology) → keine Zugkraft mehr haben; they collapsed, their energy spentihre ganze Energie verbraucht, brachen sie zusammen; he held her down until her fury was spenter hielt sie fest, bis ihre Wut erschöpft war

spent

[spɛnt]
1. pt & pp of spend
2. adj (cartridge, bullets, match) → usato/a; (supplies) → esaurito/a
he's a spent force → è un uomo finito

spend

(spend) past tense, past participle spent (-t) verb
1. to use up or pay out (money). He spends more than he earns.
2. to pass (time). I spent a week in Spain this summer.
spent (spent) adjective
1. used. a spent match.
2. exhausted. By the time we had done half of the job we were all spent.
ˈspendthrift noun
a person who spends his money freely and carelessly.
References in classic literature ?
Then we returned to the National Saloon and spent no more than we could decently avoid spending for the comfort and warmth.
His supper was waiting for him when he reached his lodgings and he spent the evening reading.
A day or two will be spent here, enjoying the fruit and wild scenery of these islands, and the voyage continued, and Gibraltar reached in three or four days.
She spent some of her week's pay in the purchase of flowered cretonne for a lambrequin.
All the rest of the day I spent in afflicting myself at the dismal circumstances I was brought to - viz.
Ah, Makar Alexievitch, you neither speak of nor give any account of what you have spent upon me.
Prince Andrew had spent two years continuously in the country.
Darya Alexandrovna spent the summer with her children at Pokrovskoe, at her sister Kitty Levin's.
I noticed that between the time when supper was over and the time to begin evening study there were about twenty minutes which the young men usually spent in idle gossip.
I spent a little over three weeks there, and, during that time, saw my hundred thousand francs come to an end.
He spent much money in trying to locate his son, but that is no part of this story.
The most of my lei- sure time I spent in helping Master Daniel Lloyd in finding his birds, after he had shot them.