What does spending mean?

Definitions for spending
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spending, disbursement, disbursal, outlay(noun)

    the act of spending or disbursing money

  2. outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay(noun)

    money paid out; an amount spent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spending

    of Spend

  2. Spending(noun)

    the act of expending; expenditure

Editors Contribution

  1. spending

    Verb form of the word spend.

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

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

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

How to pronounce spending?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio:

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

  2. Judd Apatow:

    When we made ‘ Heavyweights ’ being around Joe Miller was pure joy, we could not have loved spending time with Joe Miller more. Joe Miller made everyone around Joe Miller so happy. What a terrible loss.

  3. Senate President Eduardo Bhatia:

    We have to reduce spending, we have to renegotiate the debt and we have to increase revenue, these are the three exercises we are going to be working with over the next three months.

  4. Paul Dales:

    We're not too worried by this (data) as a further improvement in the labor market should support spending before long. The Fed will probably place more weight on the ... decent news on the labor market. A hike in September remains a good bet.

  5. Tim Quinlan:

    Goods spending has clearly rolled over, and we anticipate the pull-forward in demand in the second half of last year will also weigh on consumption of goods at the start of this year, we do not anticipate spending to pick up significantly until a vaccine is widely administered.

Images & Illustrations of spending

  1. spendingspendingspendingspendingspending

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