What is another word for spending?

Synonyms for spending

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term spending.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spending, disbursement, disbursal, outlay(noun)

    the act of spending or disbursing money

    expense, disbursal, expenditure, outgo, outlay, disbursement

  2. outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay(noun)

    money paid out; an amount spent

    consumption, disbursal, expenditure, outlay, using up, outgo, expending, disbursement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spending(n)

    expenditure, disbursement

How to pronounce spending?

US English

How to say spending in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use spending in a sentence?

  1. Pat Conroy:

    Government spending is not in itself bad, but it must be remembered at all times its taxpayers’ money, not politicians’ money being spent.

  2. Michael Steel:

    More Washington tax hikes and spending is the same, old top-down approach we’ve come to expect from President Obama that hasn’t worked.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I know they're talking about different kinds of sanctions, but they're spending $ 110 billion on military equipment and on things that create jobs, like jobs and others, for this country, i don't like the concept of stopping an investment of $ 110 billion into the United States. Because you know what they're going to do ? They're going to take that money and spend it in Russia or China, or someplace else.

  4. Eileen Hawley:

    It is clear we have additional work to do to put Kansas on more secure financial footing and we look forward to working with the legislature to address higher than anticipated government expenditures, caused in part by court-ordered K-12 spending.

  5. Carter Rogers:

    Even in this economic state, we see a lot of people willing to put down $ 500 for a new console, we don't foresee anything sort of gaming crash due to economic factors because there are a lot of people stuck at home, shifting discretionary spending into gaming.

Images & Illustrations of spending

  1. spending

Translations for spending

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for spending »


Find a translation for the spending synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these spending synonyms with the community:



    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


    "spending." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 18 May 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/spending>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for spending?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    What a good antonym for the word Respect?
    • A. Disrespect
    • B. All options are correct
    • C. Contempt
    • D. Despise

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for spending: