expenditure


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ex·pen·di·ture

 (ĭk-spĕn′dĭ-chər)
n.
1. The act or process of expending; outlay.
2.
a. An amount expended.
b. An expense.

[Medieval Latin expenditus, past participle of expendere, to expend; see expend + -ure.]

expenditure

(ɪkˈspɛndɪtʃə)
n
1. something expended, such as time or money
2. the act of expending

ex•pend•i•ture

(ɪkˈspɛn dɪ tʃər)

n.
1. the act of expending something, esp. funds.
2. something that is expended; expense.
[1760–70; < Medieval Latin expendit(us), for Latin expēnsus, (see expense) + -ure]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.expenditure - money paid outexpenditure - money paid out; an amount spent  
transferred possession, transferred property - a possession whose ownership changes or lapses
cost - the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
expense - money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer; "he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting"
transfer payment - a public expenditure (as for unemployment compensation or veteran's benefits) that is not for goods and services
2.expenditure - the act of spending money for goods or servicesexpenditure - the act of spending money for goods or services
outlay, spending, disbursal, disbursement - the act of spending or disbursing money
3.expenditure - the act of consuming somethingexpenditure - the act of consuming something  
depletion - the act of decreasing something markedly
burnup - the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)

expenditure

noun
1. spending, payment, expense, outgoings, cost, charge, outlay, disbursement The government should reduce their expenditure on defence.
2. consumption, use, using, application, output The rewards justified the expenditure of effort.
Quotations
"Expenditure rises to meet income" [C. Northcote Parkinson The Law and the Profits]

expenditure

noun
Something expended to obtain a benefit or desired result:
Translations
إِنْفَاقإنْفاق، مَصْروف
výdaj
forbrugudgift
kulut
troškovi
notkun, eyîsla, útgjöld
支出
지출
spotrebovanie
utlägg
การใช้จ่ายเงิน
harcamaharcamalar
chi tiêu

expenditure

[ɪksˈpendɪtʃəʳ] N [of money] → gasto m, desembolso m; [of time, effort] → gasto m, empleo m; (= money spent) → gastos mpl
I resent the expenditure of time and effort on trivialitiesme molesta el empleo de or me molesta emplear tiempo y esfuerzo en cosas triviales
see also capital C
see also public C

expenditure

[ɪkˈspɛndɪtʃər] ndépenses fpl
to cut expenditure on sth → réduire les dépenses en qch
expenditure of sth → dépense de qch

expenditure

n
(= money spent)Ausgaben pl
(= spending, of money) → Ausgabe f; (of time, energy)Aufwand m (→ on an +dat); the expenditure of money on …Geld auszugeben für …; expenditure of time/energyZeit-/Energieaufwand m

expenditure

[ɪksˈpɛndɪtʃəʳ] n (of money) → spesa; (of time, effort) → dispendio
an item of expenditure → una spesa

expend

(ikˈspend) verb
to use or spend (supplies etc).
exˈpenditure (-tʃə) noun
the act of spending. the expenditure of money and resources; His expenditure(s) amounted to $500.
exˈpense (-s) noun
1. the spending of money etc; cost. I've gone to a lot of expense to educate you well.
2. a cause of spending. What an expense clothes are!
exˈpenses (-siz) noun plural
money spent in carrying out a job etc. His firm paid his travelling expenses.
exˈpensive (-siv) adjective
costing a great deal. expensive clothes.
at the expense of
1. being paid for by; at the cost of. He equipped the expedition at his own expense; At the expense of his health he finally completed the work.
2. making (a person) appear ridiculous. He told a joke at his wife's expense.

expenditure

إِنْفَاق výdaj forbrug Kosten δαπάνη gasto kulut dépense troškovi spesa 支出 지출 besteding utgift wydatek despesa затраты utlägg การใช้จ่ายเงิน harcamalar chi tiêu 花费
References in classic literature ?
It was believed that this would establish the fact of the permanent richness of the drifts, and not only justify past expenditure, but a renewed outlay of credit and capital.
For example: tradition affirmed that the Puritan had been greedy of wealth; the Judge, too, with all the show of liberal expenditure, was said to be as close-fisted as if his gripe were of iron.
Except for that small expenditure in the decoration of her infant, Hester bestowed all her superfluous means in charity, on wretches less miserable than herself, and who not unfrequently insulted the hand that fed them.
Accustomed, for many years, to regard his master's property as his own care, Tom saw, with an uneasiness he could scarcely repress, the wasteful expenditure of the establishment; and, in the quiet, indirect way which his class often acquire, would sometimes make his own suggestions.
Rebecca had been busy for weeks before, trying to make a present for each of the seven persons at Sunnybrook Farm, a somewhat difficult proceeding on an expenditure of fifty cents, hoarded by incredible exertion.
Some years since, this would have cost a serious expenditure of time and money.
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness.
For myself, I found that I was expressing my tendency to lavish expenditure, and to patronize Herbert, and to boast of my great prospects, before I quite knew that I had opened my lips.
It is a troublesome rent to collect, but on the other hand there is no expenditure for repairs or sanitation, which are not considered necessary in tenement houses.
Sometimes the fair Persian consented to appear at these festivities, but she disapproved of this lavish expenditure, and did not scruple to warn Noureddin of the probable consequences.
For several years the brains of the telephone men were focussed upon this problem--how to reduce the expenditure on copper.
It so happened that finding herself on one occasion alone with her maid, Camilla said to her, "I am ashamed to think, my dear Leonela, how lightly I have valued myself that I did not compel Lothario to purchase by at least some expenditure of time that full possession of me that I so quickly yielded him of my own free will.