spent meaning

EN[ˈspɛnt] [-ɛnt]

    Definition of spent in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFspendSGspendsPRspendingSUF-ent
    1. simple past tense and past participle of spend.
    2. AdjectiveBFspend
      1. Consumed, used up, exhausted, depleted.
        1. a spent cartridge
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • They spent the whole visit talking a mile a minute and then went home and phoned each other!
        • I spent ten minutes thinking of Karen and the times we shared.
        • Prince Charles spent the night in the hospital after he took a tumble off his horse yesterday while playing polo and briefly lost consciousness.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Spending time out in the sun may cause you to develop wrinkles sooner.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The government has no other option than to rein in public spending.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Uncomparable adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Past participles
              • Verb simple past forms
          Related Links:
          1. en spent force
          2. en spent forces
          3. en spent a penny
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of spent for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "spent" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
          Difficultness: Level 1
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          Definiteness: Level 1
          Definite    ➨     Versatile