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Synonyms for expenditure
ɪkˈspɛn dɪ tʃər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay(noun)

    money paid out; an amount spent

    consumption, disbursal, spending, outlay, using up, outgo, expending, disbursement

  2. expending, expenditure(noun)

    the act of spending money for goods or services

    expending, spending, using up, outgo, outlay, consumption

  3. consumption, using up, expenditure(noun)

    the act of consuming something

    spending, phthisis, use, outgo, uptake, ingestion, pulmonary tuberculosis, using up, wasting disease, consumption, economic consumption, expending, intake, outlay, usance, white plague, use of goods and services


  1. expenditure(noun)

    An amount expended; an expense; an outlay.

    The expenditure of time, money, and political capital on this project has been excessive.

    expense, payment, disbursement

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expenditure

    The cost of a thing is whatever one surrenders or gives up for it, intentionally or unintentionally, or even unconsciously; expense is what is laid out by calculation or intention. We say, "he won his fame at the cost of his life;" "I know it to my cost;" we speak of a joke at another's expense; at another's cost would seem to make it a more serious matter. There is a tendency to use cost of what we pay for a possession, expense of what we pay for a service; we speak of the cost of goods, the expense of making up. Outlay is used of some definite expenditure, as for the purchase of supplies; outgo of a steady drain or of incidental expenses. See PRICE.

    cost, expense, outgo, outlay

    gain, income, proceeds, product, profit, profits, receipt, receipts, return, returns

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expenditure(n.)


  2. expenditure(n.)

    expense, cost, charge, outlay

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  1. expenditure(n)


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  1. Jay Yoo:

    The bigger worry for the market right now is the risk of market oversupply. Micron hasn't been that aggressive in capital expenditure, but there's greater uncertainty as to what happens after a Chinese buyer takes over, capital expenditure could increase, so concerns about that are being reflected.

  2. Bob Hill:

    The health benefits of standing include a higher heart rate, greater calorie expenditure, musculo-skeletal benefits that come from standing and better posture, more Oxygen flow around the body, and much more, this leads to a better, reengaged student and teacher interaction. Students pay more attention, and it just leads to a more successful semester overall.

  3. David Attenborough:

    Don't be extravagant, don't waste, do what you can to cut out unnecessary expenditure, don't eat more than you need, don't travel more than you need, be responsible careful citizens of this planet which is our only home, and for the creatures that live in it.

  4. Emmanuel Cau:

    The U.S. economy is not in bad shape but not in extraordinary shape either ... Companies that depend on U.S. capital expenditure and the manufacturing sector are suffering.

  5. Nicholas Bobrowski:

    You won't see as much of a drawdown in capital expenditure as if there was a 15-20 percent drop in borrowing bases.

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