- charges incurred during a business assignment or trip.
- money paid as reimbursement for such charges: to receive a salary and expenses.
verb (used with object), ex·pensed, ex·pens·ing.
verb (used without object), ex·pensed, ex·pens·ing.
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Idioms for expense
Origin of expense
synonym study for expense
OTHER WORDS FROM expenseex·pense·less, adjectivepre·ex·pense, noun
Example sentences from the Web for expense
The company says it has increased its revenues by 250% across 2020, while at the same time managing to keep its operating expenses flat.Loadsmart raises $90 million to further consolidate its one-stop freight and logistics platform|Darrell Etherington|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
In both Oklahoma City and Houston, Westbrook’s success has often come at the expense of his teammates.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Throw in employee salaries, overhead, and marketing expenses—which Vixio said can make up over 50% of overall revenue alone—and online sports gambling just isn’t a moneymaking business at this point.Free money, big addictions: Inside the booming world of online sports betting|Brett Haensel|November 15, 2020|Fortune
They have little choice but to eat the cost, drop certain prescriptions or pass the expense along.Patients struggle to access prescription opioids after New York tax drives away suppliers|lbelanger225|November 15, 2020|Fortune
It’s that we will focus on individual, behavioral problems at the expense of wider, structural solutions.
There is a huge difference between government investment and consumption, but it is all equally expensed in the budget.
British Dictionary definitions for expense
Word Origin for expense
Idioms and Phrases with expense
see at the expense of; go to the trouble (expense); money (expense) is no object.