What does Budget mean?

Definitions for Budgetˈbʌdʒ ɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Budget.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. budget(noun)

    a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose

    "the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year"

  2. budget(verb)

    a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them

    "the president submitted the annual budget to Congress"

  3. budget(verb)

    make a budget


  1. budget(Noun)

    A wallet, purse or bag.

  2. budget(Noun)

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

  3. budget(Noun)

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

  4. budget(Verb)

    To construct or draw up a budget.

    Budgeting is even harder in times of recession

  5. budget(Verb)

    To provide funds, allow for in a budget.

    The PMu2019s pet projects are budgeted rather generously

  6. budget(Verb)

    To plan for the use of in a budget.

    The prestigious building project is budgeted in great detail, from warf facilities to the protocollary opening.

  7. budget(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a budget.

  8. budget(Adjective)

    Appropriate to a restricted budget.

    We flew on a budget airline.

  9. Origin: Recorded since 1432 as bogett, bouget, bowgette, from bougette, the diminutive of bouge (also the root of bulge), itself from bulga, of Gaulish origin (Celtic, compare Old Irish bolg, Breton bolc’h), a common root with the Germanic family (compare Dutch balg), from the bhelgh-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Budget(noun)

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

  2. Budget(noun)

    the annual financial statement which the British chancellor of the exchequer makes in the House of Commons. It comprehends a general view of the finances of the country, with the proposed plan of taxation for the ensuing year. The term is sometimes applied to a similar statement in other countries


  1. Budget

    A budget is a quantitative expression of a plan for a defined period of time. It may include planned sales volumes and revenues, resource quantities, costs and expenses, assets, liabilities and cash flows. It expresses strategic plans of business units, organizations, activities or events in measurable terms.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Budget

    buj′et, n. a sack with its contents: a compact collection of things: a socket in which the end of a cavalry carbine rests: that miscellaneous collection of matters which aggregate into the annual financial statement made to parliament by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. [Fr. bougette, dim. of bouge, a pouch—L. bulga.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Budget' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1403

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Budget' in Written Corpus Frequency: #756

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Budget' in Nouns Frequency: #479


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Budget in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Budget in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker:

    It's a budget gimmick.

  2. Paul Ryan:

    No, we need to do a budget.

  3. Brandon Roberts:

    This is a small-budget movie.

  4. Keith Rowley:

    The budget will take priority.

  5. Joss Whedon:

    We were very much on a tight budget.

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