What does spending mean?

Definitions for spending
spend·ing

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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. Asheesh Mehra:

    (Young graduates) have access to overseas travel, they are spending time with customer organisations abroad and they are looking at that culture. So they are questioning their organisations.

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Spending money is like pouring water into sand and earning it is like taking water back from sand.

  3. Kevin Crowell:

    It's still a transition period when you bring the dog home. My wife had to get used to me spending a lot of time with her as well as Bella coming up and comforting me, it was about six months to a year when things really started to gel and she just became another part of the family.

  4. Chief Financial Officer Sharon McCollam:

    As such, our outlook assumes that there will be no material changes in consumer spending in the third quarter.

  5. Janet Yellen:

    All I can really tell you is that the debt ceiling comes back into effect on July 31, and there are a series of so-called ‘extraordinary measures’ that are ordinary in the sense that they’ve been used many times in the past, but it’s exceptionally challenging this time to try to figure out just how long those measures are going to last, in part because of higher and more volatile spending in revenue numbers associated with the state of the economy and the pandemic.

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