actual cost

  1. the cost of a product based on incurred costs of material and labor required in its production.

Words Nearby actual cost Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use actual cost in a sentence

  • By working with my hands as well as with my head I learned the actual cost of production of every kind of plate they put out.

    The Iron Puddler | James J. Davis
  • No allusion has been made in the Introduction to the pay of officers, nor to the actual cost of the keep of troopers.

    Trooper 3809 | Lionel Decle
  • Moreover, the actual cost of service in hauling pulp wood was fully as low as for lumber logs.

  • Everything was gain to it, which appeared to show an earning above the actual cost of handling the particular lot of freight.

  • I will show you the colliery books, that you may ascertain for yourself the actual cost of working.

    Lives of the Engineers | Samuel Smiles