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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 squan·der /ˈskwɑndɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squan·der, v. i.
 1. To spend lavishly; to be wasteful.
    They often squandered, but they never gave.   --Savage.
 2. To wander at random; to scatter. [R.]
 The wise man's folly is anatomized
 Even by squandering glances of the fool.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squan·der, n. The act of squandering; waste.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squan·der v. t. [imp. & p. p. Squandered p. pr. & vb. n. Squandering.]
 1. To scatter; to disperse. [Obs.]
    Our squandered troops he rallies.   --Dryden.
 2. To spend lavishly or profusely; to spend prodigally or wastefully; to use without economy or judgment; to dissipate; as, to squander an estate.
    The crime of squandering health is equal to the folly.   --Rambler.
 Syn: -- To spend; expend; waste; scatter; dissipate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance
           on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the
           opportunity to get and advanced degree" [syn: waste, blow]
           [ant: conserve]
      2: spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not" [syn: consume,
         waste, ware]