squander
1. [ verb ] spend lavishly or wastefully on
Synonyms: blow
Examples:

"He blew a lot of money on his new home theater"

Related terms: save spend lavish splurge overspend waste
2. [ verb ] spend thoughtlessly; throw away
Synonyms: waste blow
Examples:

"He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends" "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"

Related terms: conserve use burn prodigal wastrel
3. [ verb ] spend extravagantly
Synonyms: consume ware waste
Examples:

"waste not, want not"

Related terms: spend lavish shoot overspend luxuriate splurge waste squandering
Similar spelling:   squanderer
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