a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
"the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year"
a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
"the president submitted the annual budget to Congress"
make a budget
A wallet, purse or bag.
The amount of money or resources earmarked for a particular institution, activity or time-frame.
An itemized summary of intended expenditure; usually coupled with expected revenue.
To construct or draw up a budget.
Budgeting is even harder in times of recession
To provide funds, allow for in a budget.
The PM's pet projects are budgeted rather generously
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.
Of or relating to a budget.
Appropriate to a restricted budget.
We flew on a budget airline.
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-.
a bag or sack with its contents; hence, a stock or store; an accumulation; as, a budget of inventions
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
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
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'budget' in Written Corpus Frequency: #756
Rank popularity for the word 'budget' in Nouns Frequency: #479
The numerical value of budget in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of budget in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- موازنة, ميزانيةArabic
- бюджет, съставям бюджет, предвиждам в бюджета, бюджетенBulgarian
- pressupostCatalan, Valencian
- Budget, Haushalt, EtatGerman
- presupuestar, presupuesto, presuuestoSpanish
- kustannusarvio, talousarvio, budjetti, määrärahaFinnish
- budget, budgétaireFrench
- buiséad, cáinaisnéisIrish
- költségvetés, büdzséHungarian
- budget, bilancioItalian
- バジェット, 予算Japanese
- budgetiKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- بۆجا, budceKurdish
- budget, opstellen, budgetteren, low-cost, begroting, goedkoop, opmaken, begroten, budgettairDutch
- budsjettNorwegian Nynorsk
- budżet, gospodarować, budżetowy, tani, preliminarzPolish
- orçamento, verba, financiar, orçamentário, em conta, orçarPortuguese
- смета, бюджет, бюджетныйRussian
- buxhet, buxhetor, ardhurAlbanian
- budget, budgeteraSwedish
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