|1.||[ verb ] spend lavishly or wastefully on|
"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|
"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|
"waste not, want not"
|Related terms:||spend lavish shoot overspend luxuriate splurge waste squandering|