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Synonyms for expense
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expense, disbursal, disbursement(noun)

    amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)

    Synonyms:
    disbursal, spending, outlay, disbursement

  2. expense(noun)

    a detriment or sacrifice

    "at the expense of"

    Synonyms:
    disbursal, disbursement

  3. expense(verb)

    money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer

    "he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting"

    Synonyms:
    disbursal, disbursement

  4. expense, write off, write down(verb)

    reduce the estimated value of something

    "For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer"

    Synonyms:
    write down, get down, set down, put down, write off

Wiktionary

  1. expense(noun)

    That which is expended, laid out, or consumed. Sometimes with the notion of loss or damage to those on whom the expense falls.

    Jones reached the final at the expense of Jones, who couldn\u00B4t beat him.

    Synonyms:
    cost, charge, outlay

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expense

    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.

    Synonyms:
    cost, expenditure, outgo, outlay

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expense

    Synonyms:
    price, cost, charge, payment, expenditure, outlay

    Antonyms:
    income, profit, receipt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expense(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cost, charge, expenditure, outlay

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. expense(n)

    Synonyms:
    outlay, cost, charge, expenditure

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How to use expense in a sentence?

  1. Riek Machar:

    Our country needs Federalism so that there will be devolution of power, and no other tribes will live at the expense of other.

  2. Johann Georg von Zimmermann:

    Be not so bigoted to any custom as to worship it at the expense of truth.

  3. Amy Klobuchar:

    We don't want to prevent China from growing and succeeding, but we do want to prevent it from doing so at the expense of others, including Americans.

  4. Central African Republic Pope Francis:

    We must remain united to prevent any action from either side that disfigures the face of God or has at its base the goal of defending particular interests at the expense of the common good.

  5. Melissa Mark-Viverito:

    Austerity is not the solution, the solution to this crisis cannot be at the expense of the working class and the most vulnerable.


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