the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving
filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
a low level or position or degree; "the stock market fell to a new low"
of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"
British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low
spend completely; "I spend my pocket money in two days"
pass time in a specific way; "how are you spending your summer vacation?"
depleted of energy, force, or strength; "impossible to grow tobacco on the exhausted soil"; "the exhausted food sources"; "exhausted oil wells"
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"
pay out; "spend money"
habitually do something (use only in the past tense);
previously used or owned by another;
avail oneself to;
employed in accomplishing something;
seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage;
of persons; taken advantage of;
use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose;