What does spending mean?

Definitions for spending
spend·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spending, disbursement, disbursal, outlaynoun

    the act of spending or disbursing money

  2. outgo, spending, expenditure, outlaynoun

    money paid out; an amount spent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spending

    of Spend

  2. Spendingnoun

    the act of expending; expenditure

Editors Contribution

  1. spendingverb

    Verb form of the word spend.

    The unity government spending was in line with the forecasted spending.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spending' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2840

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spending' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2192

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spending' in Nouns Frequency: #1196

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spending in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of spending in a Sentence

  1. Adam Andrzejewski:

    Everyone is under the impression that the EPA is spending money to ‘clean the environment.’ But, it turns out EPA is running a $160 million PR Machine, $715 million police agency, a near $1 billion employment agency for seniors, and a $1.2 billion in-house law firm, the EPA wasting $160 million on public relations dwarfs our recent exposure of their high-end furniture purchases ($92 million).

  2. David Kostin:

    Unless earnings growth accelerates materially, companies will likely continue to fund spending by drawing down cash balances and increasing leverage.

  3. Tim Ryan:

    Director Mulvaney should turn his calls for spending restraint toward the Trump Administration’s mounting spending scandals involving the obscene waste of taxpayer money, i didn’t hear any calls for restraint from Director Mulvaney when the Administration used taxpayer dollars to buy a $43,000 phone booth or a $31,000 dining room table. Where is Director Mulvaney while the Administration is piling-up private jet costs and taking $120,000 Italian vacations — all on the government dime?

  4. Larry Ross:

    After spending 18 consecutive days on the campaign trail, Dr. Carson needs to go home and get a fresh set of clothes, he will be departing Des Moines later tonight to avoid the snow storm and will be back on the trail Wednesday. We look forward to tonight's caucus results and to meaningful debates in New Hampshire and South Carolina.

  5. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush:

    My record as governor of the state of Florida was we expanded women's health spending through community-based care, we didn't spend it through Planned Parenthood -- we defunded Planned Parenthood. But we expanded women's health issues and programs.

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