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Synonyms for expensive
ɪkˈspɛn sɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expensive(adj)

    high in price or charging high prices

    "expensive clothes"; "an expensive shop"

    Antonyms:
    low-priced, catchpenny(a), tuppeny, low-budget, cut-price, cut-rate, twopenny, bargain-priced, inexpensive, sixpenny, nickel-and-dime(a), affordable, dirt cheap, cheap, low-cost, twopenny-halfpenny, two-a-penny, threepenny

Wiktionary

  1. expensive(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    pricey, costly, dear

    Antonyms:
    low-priced, inexpensive, cheap

  2. expensive(adjective)

    having a high price or cost

    Synonyms:
    costly, dear, pricey

    Antonyms:
    cheap, inexpensive, low-priced

  3. expensive(adjective)

    taking a lot of system time or resources

    an unnecessarily expensive choice of algorithm

    Synonyms:
    dear, costly, pricey

    Antonyms:
    cheap, inexpensive, low-priced

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expensive

    Synonyms:
    costly, valuable, rich, high-priced, dear, extravagant

    Antonyms:
    cheap, worthless, poor, economical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expensive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lavish, extravagant, wasteful

  2. expensive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dear, costly, high-priced, of great price

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. expensive(a)

    Synonyms:
    costly, dear, high-priced

    Antonyms:
    inexpensive

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How to use expensive in a sentence?

  1. Sam Wang:

    In the past, we had to use huge, expensive microscopes and physically count each sperm one-by-one.

  2. Massachusetts Democrat Warren:

    Companies shouldn't be allowed to offer expensive vacations, prizes and other kickbacks to agents in exchange for selling costly, second-rate investment products to unsuspecting customers.

  3. Jim Norrod:

    A lot of people said our products were too expensive, they were too high-priced. Yeah, they were, you know why ? I needed the money to run the company.

  4. Alex Hitzinger:

    Cost is very, very important, these things are extremely expensive at the moment, especially the lidar sensors. We need to get to a technology that is scalable.

  5. Olivier Camu:

    They realize, together with the modern classical collectors, that surrealism is still not that expensive, it's been undervalued for long and still is. Now that's gradually, slowly coming up, and together with 15 years of surrealist sales and new records...the sale is crystallising that interest.


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