Definition of Budget

1. Noun. A sum of money allocated for a particular purpose. "The laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year"

Generic synonyms: Fund, Monetary Fund
Specialized synonyms: Civil List, Operating Budget
Derivative terms: Budgetary



2. Verb. Make a budget.

3. Noun. A summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them. "The president submitted the annual budget to Congress"
Generic synonyms: Plan, Program, Programme
Specialized synonyms: Balanced Budget
Derivative terms: Budgetary

Definition of Budget

1. n. A bag or sack with its contents; hence, a stock or store; an accumulation; as, a budget of inventions.

Definition of Budget

1. Noun. (obsolete) A wallet, purse or bag. ¹

2. Noun. The amount of money or resources earmarked for a particular institution, activity or time-frame. ¹

3. Noun. An itemized summary of intended expenditure; usually coupled with expected revenue. ¹

4. Adjective. Of or relating to a budget. ¹

5. Adjective. Appropriate to a restricted budget. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To construct or draw up a budget. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To provide funds, allow for in a budget. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To plan for the use of in a budget. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Budget

1. to estimate expenditures [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Budget

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Literary usage of Budget

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1. How Our Laws Are Made: Bicentennial Edition 1789-1989 by Edward F. Willett (1995)
"Congressional budget Process The Congressional budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 provides Congress with a procedure for establishing appropriate ..."

2. Energy policies of IEA countries by International Energy Agency (2005)
"Government's Energy R&D budget, 2002-2003 million US$ (2003 prices and exchange ... 23% of the state energy R&D budget was used for renewables (principally ..."

3. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2005)
"A1 Differences between the OECD and 2005 budget projections OECD ... In contrast, the 2005 budget projects the general government deficit to fall to 2.2% of ..."

4. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"The common budget is voted by the delegations. All moneys must be used for the purposes for which they were appropriated. The Austrian budget is voted by ..."

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