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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 ?
It was excellent drill for their memories, a harmless amusement, and employed many hours which otherwise would have been idle, lonely, or spent in less profitable society.
You can see for yourself how the old man, who had spent all of his life writing and was filled with words, would write hundreds of pages concerning this matter.
where, after a day spent in holding funeral services over the dead bearer, preparations were made for proceeding farther.
I resumed all my chores, carried in the cobs and wood and water, and spent the afternoons at the barn, watching Jake shell corn with a hand-sheller.
The year before they had spent part of the summer with their grandmother Pontellier in Iberville.
If them varlets have passed a minute, they have spent hours in striving to fabricate a lying end to their trail
Young men who, drunk or sober, spent the firm's money on women who disappeared before sunrise did not appeal to him.
Thus, through an uninterrupted scene of sylvan pleasures, I spent the time until the 27th day of July following, when my brother, to my great felicity, met me, according to appointment, at our old camp.
I have spent hours in trying to analyze it, to find what it smelled like.
She recalled the absolute freedom of their al-fresco life in the old double cabin, when she spent the greater part of her waking hours under the mute trees in the encompassing solitude, and, half regretting the more civilized restraints of this newer and more ambitious abode, forgot that she had ever rebelled against it.
The most of my lei- sure time I spent in helping Master Daniel Lloyd in finding his birds, after he had shot them.
Jennings's happiness, produced a temporary alteration in the disposal of her time, and influenced, in a like degree, the engagements of her young friends; for as she wished to be as much as possible with Charlotte, she went thither every morning as soon as she was dressed, and did not return till late in the evening; and the Miss Dashwoods, at the particular request of the Middletons, spent the whole of every day, in every day in Conduit Street.