Definitions for expenditureɪkˈspɛn dɪ tʃər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•pend•i•tureɪkˈspɛn dɪ tʃər(n.)

  1. the act of expending something, esp. funds.

  2. something that is expended; expense.

Origin of expenditure:

1760–70; < ML expendit(us) , for L expēnsus, (see expense ) + -ure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay(noun)

    money paid out; an amount spent

  2. expending, expenditure(noun)

    the act of spending money for goods or services

  3. consumption, using up, expenditure(noun)

    the act of consuming something

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. expenditure(noun)ɪkˈspɛn dɪ tʃər

    how much money is spent; = spending

    increased expenditure


  1. expenditure(Noun)

    Act of expending or paying out.

  2. expenditure(Noun)

    An amount expended; an expense; an outlay.

    The expenditure of time, money, and political capital on this project has been excessive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Expenditure(noun)

    the act of expending; a laying out, as of money; disbursement

  2. Expenditure(noun)

    that which is expended or paid out; expense

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expenditure' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1870

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expenditure' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2509

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'expenditure' in Nouns Frequency: #811

Translations for expenditure

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the act of spending

the expenditure of money and resources; His expenditure(s) amounted to $500.

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