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Synonyms for expense
ɪkˈspɛnsex·pense

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Wiktionary

  1. expensenoun

    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 couldnt 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expense, disbursal, disbursementnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    disbursal, spending, outlay, disbursement

  2. expensenoun

    a detriment or sacrifice

    "at the expense of"

    Synonyms:
    disbursal, disbursement

  3. expenseverb

    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 downverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expensenoun

    Synonyms:
    cost, charge, expenditure, outlay

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. expensenoun

    Synonyms:
    outlay, cost, charge, expenditure

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How to use expense in a sentence?

  1. Evelyn Yang:

    It's a name-brand university behind this doctor, using their influence to protect themselves at the expense of the victims in the case.

  2. Confucius:

    The determined scholar and the man of virtue will not seek to live at the expense of injuring their virtue. They will even sacrifice their lives to preserve their virtue complete.

  3. Lord Chesterfield:

    Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.

  4. Judge Thomas M. Goethals:

    In this case, the District Attorney's conflict of interest is not imaginary. It apparently stems from his loyalty to his law enforcement partners at the expense of his other constitutional and statutory obligations.

  5. Brian Cornell:

    We’re pleased with our first quarter traffic and sales, particularly in our signature categories, which drove better-than-expected profitability through improved gross margin and. continued expense management.


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