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spent meaning

EN[ˈspɛnt] [-ɛnt]
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    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
        • Such a revival is a revival of spent forces, that can gather only for an early and more complete dispersion.
        • I just know he's off spending the night with some sweet young thing he picked up in a bar.
        • Women spend longer than men at freshening up before going out.
      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.
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