Definitions of expenditure

  1. the act of consuming something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of spending money for goods or services Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A laying out, as of money. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Act of expending or laying out: that which is expended: money spent. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Act of expending; that which is expended. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. The act of expending; money expended; expense. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. A laying out, as of money, time, or trouble; disbursement. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for expenditure

  1. The sending it would do infinite harm, and cause dissensions in the borough, which might require a considerable expenditure to set right. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  2. The wages were all increased a little since my last visit, and there seemed to be more satisfaction prevailing, especially with the eating- house plan, which I understood had effected a saving of about two- thirds in the expenditure this was especially the case in the article of sugar. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes