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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. Johann Georg von Zimmermann:

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

  2. Donald Trump:

    One of the important elements of this plan revises the current tax code to eliminate the disincentive for re-entry into the work force, women, who are disproportionately most likely to step out of the work force to provide unpaid care, often lack the ability to return to work because it can be hard to rationalize stepping back into the work force and incurring the enormous expense of child care when you are also making less than the primary earner in your home yet taxed at the highest household rate.

  3. Diane Hoskins:

    Today's announcement is a major step backward in offshore drilling safety. Our government shouldn't be catering to the demands of the oil industry at the expense of our public and environmental safety, more drilling and less safety is a recipe for disaster.

  4. Xavier Becerra:

    Today's decision strikes down an attempt by corporate interests to weaken ozone standards and continue to collect massive profits at the expense of our children's health.

  5. Kirt Gardner:

    Nevertheless, a sustained period of depressed energy prices could result in increased credit loss expense for this sub-segment of our portfolio.


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