What does budget mean?

Definitions for budget
ˈbʌdʒ ɪtbud·get

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. budgetnoun

    a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose

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

  2. budgetverb

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

    "the president submitted the annual budget to Congress"

  3. budgetverb

    make a budget

Wiktionary

  1. budgetnoun

    A wallet, purse or bag.

    Etymology: 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-.

  2. budgetnoun

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

    Etymology: 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-.

  3. budgetnoun

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

    Etymology: 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-.

  4. budgetverb

    To construct or draw up a budget.

    Budgeting is even harder in times of recession

    Etymology: 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-.

  5. budgetverb

    To provide funds, allow for in a budget.

    The PM's pet projects are budgeted rather generously

    Etymology: 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-.

  6. budgetverb

    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.

    Etymology: 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-.

  7. budgetadjective

    Of or relating to a budget.

    Etymology: 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-.

  8. budgetadjective

    Appropriate to a restricted budget.

    We flew on a budget airline.

    Etymology: 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. Budgetnoun

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

  2. Budgetnoun

    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

Freebase

  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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. budget

    A detailed amount of money, income and expenditure allocated, forecast and reviewed for a specific purpose every month.

    The household budget was easy and simple.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2020  

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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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of budget in a Sentence

  1. Defense Ash Carter this week:

    The budget defers the A-10's final retirement until 2022, replacing it with F-35 Joint Strike Fighters on a squadron-by-squadron basis, so we'll always have enough aircraft for today's conflicts.

  2. Ricardo Paes de Barros:

    The fundamental problem is the government spends most of its education budget paying for people who don't need to be paid for.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    The only budget that Ted Cruz has ever voted for was a budget that Rand Paul sponsored that brags about cutting defense spending.

  4. Walt Cunningham:

    The budget has got to go up for NASA, nASA's budget is way too low to do the things that we talked about doing here this afternoon.

  5. Tom Edwards:

    Snapchat fits into that 10 to 20 percent of a marketing budget that is for experimentation only, the question is whether brands will continue paying the premium prices.

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