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, 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
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say spending in sign language?

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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. Atlantic Equities analyst James Cordwell:

    If the Chinese consumer is pulling back on spending then it seems to be either at the very high luxury end or maybe on some of the everyday non-essential items, i think the smartphone is increasingly viewed as an essential in Greater China. So, I don't see the economy weighing significantly on Apple growth over the next few quarters.

  2. Peter Ganong:

    It's been a life preserver. Not only is it keeping afloat households, but it's also keeping afloat lots of businesses, if people are spending more, then it's creating jobs.

  3. Dollar General:

    While on paper, it appears that the economy is improving, the low to middle income consumer who is our core customer continues to look for ways to manage her budget as she works to prioritize her spending and she trusts that we are on her side to help her stretch her budget.

  4. Michael Fallon:

    I appeal to all moderate MPs (lawmakers), to put our national security first and to support building four new Trident submarines, spread across the 30-year life of the new boats, this represents an annual insurance premium of around 0.13 percent of total government spending.

  5. Chief Executive Officer Vishal Sikka:

    We had unanticipated headwinds in discretionary spending in consulting services.

Images & Illustrations of spending

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