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Another word for expense

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Noun
  1. Something expended to obtain a benefit or desired result

  2. A loss sustained in the accomplishment of or as the result of something

      1. A fixed charge or tax for a privilege, especially for passage across a bridge or along a road.
      2. A charge for a service, such as a telephone call to another country.
      3. An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property:
      1. The act of offering something to a deity in propitiation or homage, especially the ritual slaughter of an animal or a person.
      2. A victim offered in this way.
      3. The act of giving up something highly valued for the sake of something else considered to have a greater value or claim:
      1. The amount as of money or goods, asked for or given in exchange for something else.
      2. The cost at which something is obtained:
      3. The cost of bribing someone:
      1. An amount paid or required in payment for a purchase; a price.
      2. The expenditure of something, such as time or labor, necessary for the attainment of a goal:
      3. Charges incurred in bringing litigation, including court fees and charges that may be payable by the losing party, but usually not including attorneys' fees.

Another word for expense

Noun
  1. Whatever is paid out

      1. An indehiscent fruit having a single seed enclosed in a hard shell, such as an acorn or hazelnut.
      2. The usually edible seed of such a fruit.
      3. Any of various other usually edible seeds enclosed in a hard covering such as a seed coat or the stone of a drupe, as in a pine nut, peanut, almond, or walnut.
      1. The act of assessing; appraisal.
      2. An amount assessed, as for taxation.
      1. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
      2. Required action or service:
      3. Active military service:
      1. An additional sum added to the usual cost or amount paid.
      2. An additional or excessive amount or burden:
      3. A new value or denomination overprinted on a postage or revenue stamp.
      1. An expense incurred in normal business operations, such as an administrative or selling expense.
      1. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      2. Something, such as a quality, subject, or activity, that evokes this mental state:
      3. Regard for one's own benefit or advantage; self-interest:
      1. The act of investing.
      2. An amount invested.
      3. Property or another possession acquired for future financial return or benefit.
      1. A list of employees receiving wages or salaries, with the amounts due to each.
      2. The total sum of money to be paid out to employees at a given time.
      1. A nonspatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.
      2. An interval separating two points on this continuum; a duration:
      3. A number, as of years, days, or minutes, representing such an interval:
      1. Located, functioning, or originating from above.
      2. Of or relating to the operating expenses of a business.
      3. The operating expenses of a business, including the costs of rent, utilities, interior decoration, and taxes, exclusive of labor and materials.
      1. The interest charged on the balance owed when paying in installments.
      1. A contribution for the support of a government required of persons, groups, or businesses within the domain of that government.
      2. A fee or dues levied on the members of an organization to meet its expenses.
      3. A burdensome or excessive demand; a strain.
      1. An internal tax imposed on the production, sale, or consumption of a commodity or the use of a service within a country:
      2. A licensing charge or a fee levied for certain privileges.
      3. To levy an excise on.
      1. A traditional practice or usual way of doing something followed by a social group or people.
      2. The tradition or body of such practices:
      3. A habitual practice of a person:
      1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. A town or city that is the official seat of government in a political entity, such as a state or nation.
      2. A city that is the center of a specific activity or industry:
      3. Wealth, especially in the form of financial or physical assets, used in the production or accumulation of more wealth.
      1. The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.
      2. A factor, thing, element, or course involving uncertain danger; a hazard:
      3. The danger or probability of loss to an insurer.
      1. The total of two or more quantities; the aggregate.
      2. A number; a sum.
      3. A principal plus its interest, as in a loan.
      1. An amount obtained as a result of adding numbers.
      2. An arithmetic problem:
      3. The whole amount, quantity, or number; an aggregate:
      1. The quality that renders something desirable, useful, or valuable:
      2. Material or market value:
      3. A quantity of something that may be purchased for a specified sum or by a specified means:
      1. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
      2. Monetary or material worth:
      3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
      1. an allowance that a court orders paid by a person for the care of a child or children no longer in that person's legal custody
      1. An allowance for support made under court order to a divorced person by the former spouse, usually the chief provider during the marriage. Alimony may also be granted without a divorce, as between legally separated persons.
      2. A means of livelihood; maintenance.
      1. The act or process of disbursing.
      2. Money paid out; expenditure.
      1. To go beyond; exceed or surpass.
      2. Something that goes out, especially an expenditure or a cost.
      3. The act or process of going out.
      1. The act of paying or the state of being paid.
      2. An amount paid:
      3. One's due, reward, or punishment; requital.
      1. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
      2. A charge for professional services:
      3. A tip; a gratuity.
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
      1. The spending or disbursement of money:
      2. An amount spent; an expenditure:
      3. To spend or disburse (money).
      1. The amount as of money or goods, asked for or given in exchange for something else.
      2. The cost at which something is obtained:
      3. The cost of bribing someone:
      1. An amount paid or required in payment for a purchase; a price.
      2. The expenditure of something, such as time or labor, necessary for the attainment of a goal:
      3. Charges incurred in bringing litigation, including court fees and charges that may be payable by the losing party, but usually not including attorneys' fees.
      1. The act or process of expending; outlay.
      2. An amount expended.
      3. An expense.
  2. Whatever causes money to be paid out

      1. A narrative or record of events.
      2. A reason given for a particular action or event:
      3. A report relating to one's conduct:
      1. An item of debt as recorded in an account.
      2. The left-hand side of an account or accounting ledger where bookkeeping entries are made.
      3. An entry of a sum in the left-hand side of an account.
      1. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
      2. A business organization.
      3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
      1. The act or an instance of losing:
      2. One that is lost:
      3. The condition of being deprived or bereaved of something or someone:
      1. An allowance for support made under court order to a divorced person by the former spouse, usually the chief provider during the marriage. Alimony may also be granted without a divorce, as between legally separated persons.
      2. A means of livelihood; maintenance.
      1. Maintenance in proper operation, condition, and repair.
      2. The cost of such maintenance.
      1. The act, business, or system of insuring.
      2. The state of being insured.
      3. A means of being insured.
      1. The act of investing.
      2. An amount invested.
      3. Property or another possession acquired for future financial return or benefit.
      1. The state of being liable.
      2. Something for which one is liable; an obligation, responsibility, or debt.
      3. The financial obligations entered in the balance sheet of a business enterprise.
      1. Something owed, such as money, goods, or services:
      2. An obligation or liability to pay or render something to someone else:
      3. The condition of owing:
      1. A claim upon a part of another's property that arises because of an unpaid debt related to that property and that operates as an encumbrance on the property until the debt is satisfied.
      2. The right to hold another's property as security for a debt owed.
      1. A loan for the purchase of real property, secured by a lien on the property.
      2. The document specifying the terms and conditions of the repayment of such a loan.
      3. The repayment obligation associated with such a loan:
      1. An instance of lending:
      2. A sum of money that is lent, usually with an interest fee:
      3. The agreement or contract specifying the terms and conditions of the repayment of such a sum.
      1. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
      2. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
      3. A document in which a person binds himself or herself to undertake or refrain from doing a particular act.
      1. The state, quality, or fact of being responsible.
      2. Something for which one is responsible; a duty, obligation, or burden.