expenditure [ik-spen-di-cher] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||amount, application, bottom line, cash on barrelhead, charge, come to, consumption, cost, disbursement, dissipation, expense, figure, investment, kickback, outgo, outlay, output, payoff, price, rate, setback*, spending, splurge, squander, throw*, tune*, use, valuation, value, waste|
|Notes:||expenditure refers to an actual outlay of money or goods, whereas expense has a more general sense, a charge or cost of goods or property; we have expenses, but we make expenditures|
|Category:||4. Monetary Relations|
expenditure, money going out; out goings, out lay; expenses, disbursement; prime cost (price); circulation; run upon a bank., [Money paid] payment [more]; pay (remuneration); bribe; fee, footing, garnish; subsidy; tribute; contingent, quota; donation., pay in advance, earnest, handsel, deposit, installment., investment; purchase.
expend, spend; run through, get through; pay, disburse; ante, ante up; pony up [U.S.]; open the purse strings, loose the purse strings, untie the purse strings; lay out, shell out, fork out; bleed; make up a sum, invest, sink money., fee (reward); pay one's way (pay) [more]; subscribe (give); subsidize.
expending, expended; sumptuary.
vectigalia nervos esse reipublicoe [Cicero].
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