Associations to the word «Expense»


EXPENSE, noun. A spending or consuming. Often specifically an act of disbursing or spending funds.
EXPENSE, noun. That which is expended, laid out, or consumed. Sometimes with the notion of loss or damage to those on whom the expense falls.
EXPENSE, noun. (obsolete) Loss.
EXPENSE, verb. (transitive) To charge a cost against an expense account; to bill something to the company for which one works.
EXPENSE ACCOUNT, noun. A bank account which employees may make withdrawals from for work-related purposes.
EXPENSE ACCOUNT, noun. An arrangement whereby an employee is reimbursed for work-related expenses.
EXPENSE ACCOUNTS, noun. Plural of expense account

Dictionary definition

EXPENSE, noun. Amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures).
EXPENSE, noun. A detriment or sacrifice; "at the expense of".
EXPENSE, noun. Money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer; "he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting".
EXPENSE, verb. Reduce the estimated value of something; "For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer".

Wise words

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