What is the opposite of saving?

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Adjective
(dated) Opposite of thrifty or frugal in character or nature
Adjective
(of a system) Opposite of capable of maximizing productivity at no expense of extra resources
“Procedures that were set up to expose and correct dishonesty were themselves blocked or shown to be inefficient.”
Adjective
Opposite of predisposed against giving or sharing
Adjective
Opposite of saving
Noun
Opposite of a reduction in the amount of time, money or resources used
Noun
Opposite of the act of keeping something in a safe or entire state
Noun
Opposite of an act of saving or being saved from danger, difficulty or confinement
Noun
Opposite of deliverance from sin and its consequences
Noun
Opposite of the action of saving or being saved, especially from sin, error, or evil
“His degeneracy will eventually lead to perpetual damnation.”
Noun
Opposite of emancipation
Noun
Opposite of a sum of money saved for the future
“When the cost of living increases, everybody will cut wasteful expenditure.”
Noun
Opposite of a subtraction or decrease in a given quantity
“Some of these transactions were considered improper because there was a markup in price plus commission.”
Preposition
(including) Opposite of with, or to, the exclusion of
Preposition
(within) Opposite of with, or to, the exclusion of
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to remove or rescue (someone) from danger or harm
“We must ensure that we do not endanger the wildlife in our national parks.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
“He would inevitably lose his hat when the wind swept it from his head.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to store or set aside for future use
“If you continue to waste your points, you will have no credits left on your rewards card.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be frugal and not spend one's money
“Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to preserve (something) by not expending or using it
“Susie loves to utilize her time by reading fantasy and science-fiction novels.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to avoid, lessen, or guard against
“Bad financial investments will cause extreme grief in the long run.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to set apart for a special use
“I always use anything I purchase straight away, or at least as soon as possible.”
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