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Meaning of EXPENDITURE

Pronunciation:  ik'spendichur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of consuming something
  2. [n]  the act of spending money for goods or services
  3. [n]  money paid out
 

EXPENDITURE is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: consumption, expending, outgo, outlay, using up
 
 Antonyms: income
 
 See Also: burnup, cost, depletion, disbursal, disbursement, expense, financial loss, outlay, spending, transfer payment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*pend"iture\, n.
1. The act of expending; a laying out, as of money;
   disbursement.

         our expenditure purchased commerce and conquest.
                                               --Burke.

2. That which is expended or paid out; expense.

         The receipts and expenditures of this extensive
         country.                              --A. Hamilton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ablation, absorption, accounts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, amount, assets, assimilation, attrition, budget, budgeting, burning up, charge, consumption, cost, costing-out, damage, decrease, decrement, depletion, depreciation, digestion, disbursement, dissipation, drain, eating up, erosion, evaporation, exhaustion, expending, expenditures, expense, fee, figure, finishing, impoverishment, ingestion, leakage, liabilities, outgoings, outlay, outstanding accounts, payment, price, price tag, rate, receipts, score, shrinkage, spending, squandering, tab, unpaid accounts, using, using up, wastage, waste, wastefulness, wasting away, wearing, wearing away, wearing down
 

 

 

 

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