What does spending mean?

Definitions for spending
spend·ing

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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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say spending in sign language?

  1. spending

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. RVM:

    If only I had spent my time spending my money rather than just making it, I would have died a happier man - RVM #Inspiration #styainspired

  2. The IEA:

    While a drop in costs and efficiency improvements will help to offset some of the spending cuts, output is likely to take a hit soon.

  3. Mary Hamman:

    Parents of all socioeconomic statuses do a bit of cost benefit analysis when they decide whether and how much to participate in well-baby care, if they must take a day or afternoon off work, negotiate complex transportation logistics, or miss out on time they could be spending attending to more pressing issues – like food, housing or utility insecurity – then they want to feel there is a clear benefit to doing so.

  4. Walter E. Williams:

    Conservatives and liberals are kindred spirits as far as government spending is concerned. ... Since government has no resources of its own, and since there’s no Tooth Fairy handing Congress the funds for the programs it enacts, we are forced to recognize that government spending is no less than the confiscation of one person’s property to give it to another to whom it does not belong -- in effect, legalized theft.

  5. Precision Drilling:

    Our customers appear to be looking beyond the oil price lows of earlier this year, resetting spending to current commodity price levels, and beginning the early stages of planning for improved longer-term fundamentals.

Images & Illustrations of spending

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