What does budget mean?

Definitions for budget
ˈbʌdʒ ɪtbud·get

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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

Wiktionary

  1. budget(Noun)

    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. budget(Noun)

    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. budget(Noun)

    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. budget(Verb)

    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. budget(Verb)

    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. 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.

    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. budget(Adjective)

    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. budget(Adjective)

    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. 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

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  

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. Harry Campbell:

    Most drivers are on a pretty tight budget so I think it will be tempting for them to take the cash bonus.

  2. Toby Sembower:

    Creating a detailed budget will force you to make decisions on what’s most important, and what’s not, in spending that money, costs can get out of hand very quickly if you’re not adhering to a budget, which could leave you short on working capital for opportunities (or costly problems) that may arise.

  3. Sheila Peterson:

    The only direct oil revenue that goes into our general fund is about $300 million out of a $6 billion budget, we still expect to get the $300 million from direct oil taxes.

  4. Brett Giroir:

    We are not able to provide specific budget numbers at this time. ... But we are highly confident that the resources being provided in 2020 are sufficient to support this very aggressive program, in my mind, the program has already started. We have been working together for months putting this together.

  5. The Senate:

    The budget agreement is good for the middle class, good for the economy, and good for the country.

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