Squander - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Squander.

BLOW
BURN
DISSIPATE
LOSE
MISSPEND
WASTE
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BLOW
  1. leave; informal or rude; "shove off!"; "The children shoved along"; "Blow now!"
  2. an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
  3. be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
  4. an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
  5. spout moist air from the blowhole; "The whales blew"
  6. a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
  7. cause to move by means of an air current; "The wind blew the leaves around in the yard"
  8. cause air to go in, on, or through; "Blow my hair dry"
  9. provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
  10. play or sound a wind instrument; "She blew the horn"
  11. exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"
  12. make a sound
BURN
  1. burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
  2. undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
  3. cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
  4. destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
  5. use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
  6. create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
  7. feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies"
  8. damage inflicted by fire
  9. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
  10. a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  11. feel hot or painful; "My eyes are burning"
  12. an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  13. spend (significant amounts of money); "He has money to burn"
DISSIPATE
  1. spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
  2. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
  3. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
  4. live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
LOSE
  1. be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"
  2. fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war"
  3. retreat
  4. place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
  5. suffer the loss of a person through death or removal; "She lost her husband in the war"; "The couple that wanted to adopt the child lost her when the biological parents claimed her"
  6. fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"
  7. allow to go out of sight; "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"
  8. miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; "I've lost my glasses again!"
  9. fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"
  10. fail to get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to sp
MISSPEND
  1. spend (money or other resources) unwisely
  2. spend time badly or unwisely; "He misspent his youth"
WASTE
  1. spend extravagantly;
  2. use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
  3. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
  4. useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"
  5. run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
  6. (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
  7. get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
  8. the trait of wasting resources; "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"
  9. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"
  10. spend
Clue Database Last Updated: 26/05/2019 9:00am

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