Another word for expense
Whatever is paid out
expenditure, cost, price, outlay, charge, fee, payment, outgo, disbursement, alimony, child support, value, worth, sum, amount, risk, capital, rate, custom, excise, tax, carrying charge, budgeted item, cost of materials, overhead, time, payroll, investment, interest, interest charge, operating expense, surcharge, deductible expense, nondeductible expense, duty, assessment, nut*.
Whatever causes money to be paid out
at the cost of, at the sacrifice of, to the loss of, to the detriment of, paid by, charged to.