Definition of spent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//spent//
    ; NAmE NAmE//spent//
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  1. 1[usually before noun] that has been used, so that it cannot be used again spent matches
  2. 2(formal) very tired synonym exhausted After the gruelling test, he felt totally spent. See related entries: Tiredness
  3. Idioms a person or group that no longer has any power or influence The opposition party is now a spent political force. see also spend
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