Definition of Expenditure

1. Noun. Money paid out; an amount spent.

Exact synonyms: Outgo, Outlay, Spending
Generic synonyms: Transferred Possession, Transferred Property
Specialized synonyms: Cost, Expense, Transfer Payment
Derivative terms: Expend
Antonyms: Income

2. Noun. The act of spending money for goods or services.
Exact synonyms: Expending
Generic synonyms: Disbursal, Disbursement, Outlay, Spending
Derivative terms: Expend, Expend

3. Noun. The act of consuming something.
Exact synonyms: Consumption, Using Up
Generic synonyms: Depletion
Specialized synonyms: Burnup
Derivative terms: Expend

Definition of Expenditure

1. n. The act of expending; a laying out, as of money; disbursement.

Definition of Expenditure

1. Noun. (countable uncountable) Act of expending or paying out. ¹

2. Noun. An amount expended; an expense; an outlay. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expenditure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expenditure

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Literary usage of Expenditure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"WHETHER THE expenditure OF THE UNITED STATES CAN BE COMPARED TO THAT OF FRANCE Two points to be established in order to estimate the extent of the public ..."

2. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"Since 1999/2000 there has been increased expenditure on roads targeting ... Nevertheless, the planned increase in total expenditure (both current and ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In the financial year 1840—41 the total expenditure on account of the ... After 1848 the expenditure for the navy remained nearly stationary for six years, ..."

4. Environmental Performance Reviews by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (1999)
"Water supply 20% Waste" 10% Figure 6.1 Environmental expenditure in Russia,31997 Nature and forest management 4% Nature management 0.3%_ Forest management ..."

5. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1878)
"The only unsatisfactory feature of modern finance vast in- has been the formidable and continuous expenditure, increase of expenditure. ..."

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