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Synonyms for expense
ɪkˈspɛnsex·pense

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  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 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

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. Justin Amash:

    Most Americans are not rigidly partisan and do not feel well represented by either of the two major parties, preserving liberty means telling the Republican Party and Republican Party that we'll no longer let them play their partisan game at our expense.

  2. House Republicans:

    The policies he endorsed were not standard liberal ideas, but reflected the fact that the far-left is now in control of the Democratic Party and they are committed to forcing through their plans to empower the federal government at the expense of the American people, look, the fundamental question is ‘Do you want to live in a world, and do you want your kids to grow up in a world, where the United States sets the rules of the road basically with our allies who believe in freedom, or do you want to live in a world that's controlled by a global surveillance state?'.

  3. Delta Air Lines Inc:

    The lower the expense of a fund, the less money taken out of overall earnings, which can translate into better returns for investors.

  4. William Dugger:

    The corporation has evolved to serve the interests of whoever controls it, at the expense of whoever does not.

  5. Stephen Vazquez:

    We enrolled 72 yesterday, she said. Some arrive alone. Each new student costs the district roughly $ 28,000 – an unbudgeted expense of more than $ 70 million, say school officials. It's like adding two elementary schools to our population that we were unable to plan for and project, Pace said. Osceola County is waiting on answers for state and national funding. Even before the storm, Puerto Ricans were fleeing a debt-ridden economy – at the pace of 80,000 a year from an island whose population is just 3.5 million. But now that flight has turned desperate. Half a million Puerto Ricans are expected to come to Florida in the next four years to join the one million already in the state. Mirbelys LaJara and Mirbelys LaJara two daughters are Hurricane Maria victims from Puerto Rico. My children don't have school, don't have work, I don't have nothing, Mirbelys LaJara said. The exodus from Hurricane Maria has added to what already has been in influx of Puerto Ricans in the Orlando area of central Central Florida and students in Orange County district in recent years. And more are expected from the ravaged island, where widespread power outages are continuing and many still lack running water. Here students at Riverdale Elementary School, in Orlando, Central Florida receive supplies. ( Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Eight weeks after the hurricane, much of Puerto Rico remains without power, internet or phone service. Many also lack running water. Stephen Vazquez grew specialty hot peppers and cilantro. I'm kind of stuck in the air, you know, i produce hydroponically as well so without light, water issues, I can't even really produce. A farmer without light or water who has come to Orlando with two pairs of pants and a shirt. Starting from zero.

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