Synonyms for expense
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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.
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expense, disbursal, disbursementnoun
amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
a detriment or sacrifice
"at the expense of"
money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer
"he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting"
expense, write off, write downverb
reduce the estimated value of something
"For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer"
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The real expense, even after the construction of the wall, is on maintenance, it is a huge expense.
It's an obvious no-brainer... there should be no new developments on Murujuga, the world is turning against people like Asia Woodside that make vast profits at the expense of the planet and the expense of our heritage.
If there was a personal expense, I paid it. If it was a Party expense, the Party paid it. Now I recognize in hindsight I would do it different to avoid confusion. But the Republican Party never paid a single personal expense of mine.
It's very difficult how you decide what is going to be used for one expense in a state budget or another expense in a state budget i am very supportive of continuing to get needed resources to communities and first responders in need. That's why when the Senate passed the CARES Act, we wisely placed limitations on how this money could be spent. We need to maintain those guardrails to ensure that that country can continue on the path to recovery.
A credit union is not an ordinary financial concern, seeking to enrich its members at the expense of the general public. Neither is it a loan company, seeking to make a profit at the expense of the unfortunates… The credit union is nothing of the kind; it is the expression in the field of economics of a high social ideal.
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- изразходване, харчене, разноски, разходBulgarian
- útrata, Náklady, výdaj, vydáníCzech
- Verlust, AusgabeGerman
- kulu, kustannusFinnish
- dépense, fraisFrench
- költség, kHungarian
- spesa, speseItalian
- uitgave, kostenDutch
- расход, расходыRussian
- förlust, bekostnad, utgiftSwedish
- Selavu, இழப்பில்Tamil
- kinh phíVietnamese
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