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
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    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. Sambuddha Banerjee:

    Spending on my son's education and medicine for the family has gone up sharply, the government also cut fuel subsidies and tried to impose taxes on our pension savings. This is not acceptable.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    There could be no pride on a person's side for spending any length of time at any position with any designation in any organisation as an employee, but there is enough width and depth of pleasure to treasure for spending even a single day in a smallest own firm as an entrepreneur to give employment to many or a single person.

  3. Arthur Elgort:

    I prefer to be with someone I can trust. I’m more into that, if you like someone and the sex is really good and you enjoy spending time together, why wouldn’t you make that person your girlfriend? Why go around dating random girls and having terrible sex when you can be with someone you really like?

  4. Arleen Leibowitz:

    We can expect public health spending to account for a smaller share of total health expenditure in the future because the ACA will increase private health spending.

  5. Roger Burnley:

    This quarter has afforded consumers little respite from political or economic uncertainty and this has shown in their spending.

Images & Illustrations of spending

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