Squander means to waste money or supplies, or to waste opportunities by not using them to your advantage in a reckless and foolish manner.

Squander artinya memboroskan atau membuang-buang uang atau stok persediaan, atau membuang-buang kesempatan dengan ceroboh atau perilaku bodoh.

  • They’ll quite happily squander a whole year’s savings on two weeks in the sun.
  • Ireland squandered several chances, including a penalty that cost them the game.
  • entrepreneurs squander their profits on expensive cars
Terjemahan dari squander
wander, roam, rogue, stray, range, squander
waste, squander, throw away, burn, misspend, slather
run through, squander
menghabiskan dgn sia-sia
waste, extravagance, dissipation, profligacy, prodigality, squander
Definisi squander
waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.
entrepreneurs squander their profits on expensive cars
sinonim: waste, misspend, misuse, throw away, fritter away, spend recklessly, spend unwisely, spend like water, blow, go through, splurge, drop, pour down the drain
  • waste, misspend, misuse, throw away, fritter away, spend recklessly, spend unwisely, spend like water, blow, go through, splurge, drop, pour down the drain
  • waste, blow
  • waste, consume, ware
Lebih sedikit sinonim
  • entrepreneurs squander their profits on expensive cars
  • Continuing their protest tomorrow will only squander what dwindling public support they have left.
  • Today’s business environment makes it impossible for organizations to afford to squander any resources.
  • They always give away too many silly goals and squander too many easy chances.
  • The state of the health services and the plight of many of our old people are just two reasons why we cannot afford to squander money on another stadium.
  • Bolton boss Sam Allardyce could not hide his frustration at seeing his side squander a lead yet again.
  • Clearly, a failure of vision at this moment would squander that opportunity.
  • But what we must do, above all else, is not squander the opportunities we have.
  • Yet, they squandered these opportunities by not working hard enough.
  • During his time as governor, the enemies were student protesters who, Reagan argued, were squandering the opportunities hard-working taxpayers so kindly provided.
  • The 34-year-old said she claimed the cash because her husband, who was taking home £20,000 a year, was squandering the money on drugs.
  • He squandered the money brought in by the sale of Emile Heskey and Neil Lennon on over-priced under-achievers.
  • But the fact that your son is a squanderer and spendthrift does not prevent his inheritance from you.
  • He says too much tax revenue is being squandered on bureaucracy and inefficiency.
  • I know I am stern with her, but I do not want her to be a squanderer .
  • Schools, he insists, have squandered money that would have been better spent on teachers and books.
  • Now, the police have caught him, and found that he had squandered almost all the money.
  • Mr Yeo warned the whole event was in danger of becoming bogged down in costly bureaucracy, and that the Government was in danger of squandering a valuable opportunity to promote Britain.
  • The British public is tired of billions of pounds of taxpayers’ money being squandered on schemes that are scrapped after only a few years.
  • It was hard not to feel some sympathy for his opponent, who must have been kicking himself afterwards having squandered a two-set lead.
  • He should understand that hard-working British taxpayers do not want him squandering our tax money overseas when it could be used to help British people.
  • Economizers will be rewarded, squanderers will pay.
  • A washed-out match may present the Windies with their best chance of avoiding another defeat after squandering a terrific opportunity at St George’s Park.
  • It is sad that we have squandered the opportunity with the ending of the Cold War.
  • Trust and integrity are precious resources easily squandered, and hard to regain.
  • With the defeat in Barbados, the unpredictable Pakistan side squandered the opportunity of winning their first-ever Test series.
  • There’s so much to do in Vegas that squandering your money at the tables seems like a waste.
  • He squandered a real opportunity to do something about homelessness and hunger.
  • Horlock then squandered three chances inside four minutes.
  • I have budgeted successfully since I was a student and have never squandered money.


Berawal dari lirik lagu A Whole New World : Soaring tumbling freewheeling through an endless diamond sky…. Jadi aja buka kamus karena belum ngerti juga “freewheeling” itu apa?

Threaded type hubTernyata, freewheeling is a device that allows a bicycle wheel to revolve forward while the crank is stationary.

buka kamus lagi, crank artinya engkol, putaran, atau orang sinting 🙂

“Both the Combi and Classic have the clutch wheel mounted in front and the free wheel in the rear.”


ride a bicycle with the pedals at rest, especially downhill.
“he had come freewheeling down the road”Sinonim

  • verba
  • drift

Exmples :


You will have to build another rim onto that hub so that you can twist the hub hard enough to unscrew the freewheel .

Teenagers freewheel on cycles, their feet in the air.

The island measures three miles by two miles and it is possible to hire a bicycle to freewheel through the glorious vegetation and marvel at the strange granite rock formations.

I do so twice before I reach the summit, but I still feel triumphant as I freewheel down to the hostel on the other side.

It was like peddling your guts out to get up a hill, only to freewheel down the other side.

I’ve been doing my own work for 20 years, but I can’t figure out how to get any lube into the freewheel , much less how to actually open it up.

Paul seems to think we’re going to freewheel down it.

He showed us how surprisingly easy it is to open the freewheel and service the bearings or pawls, although I doubt the sealed mechanism requires much maintenance.

If it is too tight and you can get the freewheel off, you can loosen it much more easily by just using the cone wrenches.

We swept through the town of Grindelwald and freewheeled along the bank of the Lutschine river.

When you factor in the freewheeling expenditures by the national parties and the interest groups on both sides, the total probably hit $20 million.

It appropriates the popular American ideal of freedom to advertise the so-called freewheeling lifestyle.

An aubergine haze hung over the valley as we freewheeled towards the fortified hill town of Monteriggioni.

He prefers the stricter, less freewheeling family life.

Then we freewheeled down countless switchbacks to Sangdu, nestled in the corner of a wide earthy valley dotted with ponies, pigs and yaks.

One day in an attempt to test myself I reversed the direction I rode around the house, which involved freewheeling through a minor dip in the section.

It freewheeled down the hill and collided with the car in which Mrs Reilly and her daughter were travelling.

And, an audience groomed on the freewheeling style of the comedian during stage performances must have been taken by complete surprise by the actor’s switchover to restraint.

Both the Combi and Classic have the clutch wheel mounted in front and the free wheel in the rear.

Track bikes have no breaks, only one gear and there is no free wheel , which means there is no coasting.

My fastest-ever speed was 75 mph, freewheeling down a hill in the Pyrenees.

The book, written in a conversational and freewheeling style, reveals more of this intellectually curious and quizzically introspective pilgrim than ever before.

Then we freewheeled down a long steep descent, right down to the bottom of the valley and across the bridge at Ghulmet.

And by summing up the freewheeling era in which his lack of self-control met his publisher’s limitless expense account, Ellis is ready to move on.

The freewheeling corporate spending that goes on in Augusta during the Masters Tournament is why many local businesses call the annual event ‘Christmas in April.’

So I pretty much freewheeled around the circuit until another group caught us from behind, which included the other 3 kiwis.

Its freewheeling local agents are periodically accused – and sometimes even convicted – of drug trafficking and murder.

They also maintain that the company’s freewheeling engineering culture is not a liability but an asset.

I would like for our society to retain its skepticism of power and its freewheeling entrepreneurialism.

What are the pros and cons of such freewheels and how available are they?


seemingly absurd or self-contradictory.

  • It would be paradoxical to advocate an inquiry into inquiries, but we can begin to see criteria that will make them more likely to succeed.
  • The paradoxical truth is that nothing is more unpopular with the public than the pursuit of the public interest.
  • In the end his interest in ‘ordinary’ life accompanies a paradoxical despair about change.
  • It is also about the paradoxical tension between human freedom and divine providence.
  • Both appear to have a paradoxical effect of either increasing or decreasing the stress response.
  • The strength of capitalism is, paradoxically, also its weakness.
  • Heterogeneity and choice are paradoxically often expressed through consumption and marketing.
  • But as the lifespan of the average person grows longer, paradoxically the age at which people are retiring is falling.
  • The French, paradoxically, like to feel like included outsiders.
  • Uniforms, paradoxically, can allow for a greater sense of true personal uniqueness.

Related Words

  • Contradictory – kontradiktif, bertentangan, berlawanan
  • self-contradictory,
  • inconsistent – tidak konsiste
  • incongruous – tidak sesuai/cocok/layak/pantas
  • anomalous – ganjil, tidak normal, menyimpang dari biasa, tidak lazim
  • illogical – tidak logis, tidak masuk akal, lacking sense or clear, sound reasoning.
  • Puzzling – membingungkan, menimbulkan teka-teki, causing one to be puzzled; perplexing.
  • Baffling – membingungkan, mengherankan, mengagumkan
  • Incomprehensible – yang tidak dapat dimengerti, tidak terpahamkan
  • Inexplicable – yg tidak dapat dipahami, yg tidak dapat dijelaskan
  • self-contradictory – kontradiksi diri


Galvanize artinya  Menggembleng, atau membangkitkan atau mengajak seseorang untuk mengambil tindakan,

shock or excite (someone), typically into taking action.

galvanize juga bisa juga diterjemahkan jadi galvanisasi, artinya  melapisi besi atau baja dengan lapisan seng pelindung agar terlindung dari korosi.

coat (iron or steel) with a protective layer of zinc.

Frustration, disillusionment and above all a fear of the future began to galvanize people to write, question and think as they had not done before.

disillusionment artinya kekecewaan.

She could provide the required political leadership to galvanize her people, being the daughter of Indonesia’s founding father.

He is hoping that going public will galvanize his fellow citizens.

It was both a new vehicle to galvanize followers and operating there meant fewer logistical difficulties since it was close by.

As your job in the United Nations Humanitarian Agency, it’s your job to galvanize the people, to get their attention, to get them to take the money out of their pocket.

The tool that Lady Macbeth uses to galvanize her husband into action is humiliation.

Tales of ecological woe, no matter how well-founded in science, rarely galvanize people to action.

The desktop is galvanized sheet metal, a material that is handsome and weather-resistant.

This is a pretty unsexy thing to say and is unlikely to galvanize people in the way that a call more ‘strong leaders’ will, but I still think it is a more important aim.

All residential fittings are made from a die cast aluminum or steel that has been galvanized .

The purpose of galvanization is to protect the underlying metal from corrosion.

We feel certain that the campaign is helping to galvanize people into action.

A perceived injustice, however real, galvanizes him as much as anything that comes out of a bottle.

In order to achieve the best finish, the article should be designed to fit inside the galvanizing bath in a single dip.

Materials which slowly decompose at the temperature of the hot dip galvanizing bath are suitable as frothing agents.

Hot dip galvanization is a special technique of galvanization through dipping.

It is rarely possible for the galvanizer to minimise or control the development of dull grey coatings which is dependent basically on steel composition.

During galvanization, a coat of melted zinc is applied directly to the steel, protecting it from corrosion.

The extensively used galvanized steel is durable, economical, and virtually maintenance free.

As usual in this part of the country, roof coverings are galvanized corrugated steel.

The primary use of zinc is in galvanizing other metals, especially iron and steel.

Gutters on older homes may be wood, galvanized sheet metal, or copper.

When working with redwood, always use top quality, hot dipped galvanized, stainless steel or aluminum hardware.

The galvanized tubular steel pallet provides the necessary space for ventilation between the tanks and the ground.

In the long run, we pay an even heavier price by galvanizing opponents bent on freeing themselves from what they perceive as elitist disrespect for democratic governance.

Our medium-duty galvanized trash can is designed to provide years of reliable performance.

The unit is made of heavy galvanized metal and can stay submerged in a river or dam for long periods without any corrosion.

This galvanizer resists temperatures of 550°C, without degrading itself; this characteristic allows to the user any employment on body subjected to very strong temperatures.

Hot-dip galvanization gains more and more importance in the field of surface treatment methods.

Steel is galvanized , walls are fairfaced concrete block, and floors are concrete or asphalt.

  • jolt,
  • shock,
  • startle,
  • impel,
  • stir,
  • spur,
  • prod,
  • urge,
  • motivate,
  • stimulate,
  • electrify,
  • excite,
  • rouse,
  • arouse,
  • awaken,
  • invigorate,
  • fire,
  • animate,
  • vitalize,
  • energize,
  • exhilarate,
  • thrill,
  • catalyze,
  • inspire,
  • light a fire under,
  • give someone a shot in the arm
  • startle