Definition of Spending

1. Noun. The act of spending or disbursing money.




2. Noun. Money paid out; an amount spent.
Exact synonyms: Expenditure, Outgo, Outlay
Generic synonyms: Transferred Possession, Transferred Property
Specialized synonyms: Cost, Expense, Transfer Payment
Derivative terms: Expend
Antonyms: Income

Definition of Spending

1. n. The act of expending; expenditure.

Definition of Spending

1. Verb. (present participle of spend) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spending

1. spend [v] - See also: spend

Spending Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spending

spend-all
spend a penny
spend time
spendable
spendaholic
spendaholics
spendall
spendalls
spender
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spendest
spendier
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spendiferously
spending (current term)
spending-money
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spendings
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spendthrift
spendthrift trust
spendthrift trusts
spendthriftness
spendthrifts
spendthrifty
spendy
spense

Literary usage of Spending

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1. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"In health care, real public spending went up 48% during the five years to 2004/05, and the 2004 spending Review confirmed a further increase by 23% from ..."

2. Inconsistent Picture: A Compilation Of Analyses Of Economic Impacts Of (1994)
"No change in the rate of national health spending was assumed during the first year ot plan implementation (34). 9 US General Accounting Office estimate ..."

3. Developments in School Finance edited by William J. Fowler, William J. Fowler, Jr. (1998)
"It is only among the highest spending districts in the state that we began to ... It suggests that as spending levels rise through the first four quintiles ..."

4. Developments in School Finance edited by William J. Fowler, William J. Fowler, Jr. (1998)
"Appendix 1 Inflation and the Measurement of School spending In 1967, ... However, the fact that per pupil spending grew by 710 percent over this quarter ..."

5. Security System Reform And Governance: A DAC Reference Document by OECD Staff, Development Assistance Committee (2005)
"Off-budget military spending Current defence funding arrangements in Indonesia face real ... The remainder of military spending comes from off-budget funds, ..."

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