- charges incurred during a business assignment or trip.
- money paid as reimbursement for such charges: to receive a salary and expenses.
Idioms about expense
Origin of expense
synonym study for expense
OTHER WORDS FROM expenseex·pense·less, adjectivepre·ex·pense, noun
How to use expense in a sentence
Barrios was previously fined more than $4,000 by the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission for spending money from a campaign he worked on and a different political club on personal expenses.Gómez ‘Pausing’ Barrios Support Amid Criminal Investigation|Andrew Keatts|August 26, 2020|Voice of San Diego
That was a huge expense, and it just revolutionized our operation.How the Supermarket Helped America Win the Cold War (Ep. 386 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 6, 2020|Freakonomics
She instead funneled the money into her own business expenses, including covering payroll, or to pay back previous investors, the Securities and Exchange Commission alleged last year.Morning Report: Newly Unsealed Docs Highlight Police Watchdog’s Limitations|Voice of San Diego|July 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
As if shelling out that sum one time wasn’t costly enough, kids’ prosthetics need to be replaced as they outgrow them, meaning the total expense can reach hundreds of thousands of dollars.This Startup Is 3D Printing Custom Prosthetics for a Fraction of the Standard Cost|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|July 22, 2020|Singularity Hub
Instead of raising fees on polluters, it’s instead using some of the vehicle registration fees it collects to cover the cost of the air pollution permitting program, the expenses for which have outpaced revenues.Sacramento Report: State Audit Knocks San Diego Agency’s Use of Vehicle Fees|Voice of San Diego|July 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Along with a spreadsheet logging weapons purchases and other expenses, investigators found two documents.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To them, this is the most personal of relationships, so the small tribute is just to cover basic expenses for them to be trained.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of us can support groups that pay for school fees and other expenses of girls denied an education due to poverty.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Production expenses: equipment rental, lights, lighting board, van rental, trailer rental, road cases, backline.
Fortunately, Pomplamoose made some money to offset some of these expenses.
Up to the present, I have not received a cent from the revolutionists or from the Spanish Government to cover these expenses.
With this object in view, he has been continually paid his salary from the judicial expenses.
To meet these expenses he overdrew his account with the military authorities by more than three hundred thousand francs.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He would give them money to return to their lines and for petty expenses en route.
However that may be, the Government have imposed upon the Irish railways a burden of working expenses which they cannot bear.
British Dictionary definitions for expense
Word Origin for expense
Other Idioms and Phrases with expense
see at the expense of; go to the trouble (expense); money (expense) is no object.