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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expending, expenditurenoun

    the act of spending money for goods or services

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  1. Expending

    of Expend

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of expending in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of expending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of expending in a Sentence

  1. Stefan Koopman:

    We do expect business investment to pick up as the tax overhaul does provide some welcome incentives, such as the immediate expending of business investment, but we don't expect any miracles on that front.

  2. Juliane Douglas:

    When you move, you bounce up and down, and the gait motion is an inverted pendulum. If you lift every step thousands of times, it is a whole lot of energy you are expending.

  3. Kimmi Berlin:

    The energy he was expending trying to do it made him almost feel like a trapped animal, he couldn't really get in touch with how he felt about anything because he was in constant panic mode.

  4. Ryszard Kapuściński:

    In a society of little economic development, universal inactivity accompanies universal poverty. You survive not by struggling against nature, or by increasing production, or by relentless labor; instead you survive by expending as little energy as possible, by striving constantly to achieve a state of immobility.

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