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Synonyms for expenditure
ɪkˈspɛn dɪ tʃərex·pen·di·ture

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  1. expenditurenoun

    An amount expended; an expense; an outlay.

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

    expense, payment, disbursement

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  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

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. outgo, spending, expenditure, outlaynoun

    money paid out; an amount spent

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

  2. expending, expenditurenoun

    the act of spending money for goods or services

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

  3. consumption, using up, expenditurenoun

    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

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  1. expenditurenoun


  2. expenditurenoun

    expense, cost, charge, outlay

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  1. expenditurenoun


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  1. 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.

  2. Firdausi:

    Watch over thy expenditure, for he who through vain glory spendeth uselessly what he hath on empty follies, will receive neither return nor praise from anyone.

  3. Victor Gobitz:

    This year we want to be more rigorous and critical before venturing into an investment...with disciplined control of capital expenditure.

  4. Chief Financial Officer Tom Szkutak:

    We're putting a lot of capex( capital expenditure) there, and we think over time we will be able to generate significant free cash flow.

  5. Donald Booth:

    We have already put the existing government and the opposition on notice that we would be looking for some kind of expenditure control mechanism in place, otherwise it would be very difficult to justify putting additional resources in support of stabilization of the macro economy.

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