- 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
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
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
Fortunately, Pomplamoose made some money to offset some of these expenses.
At the beginning of each week, she makes a list of expenses her paycheck will have to cover that week.
"I thought we should eliminate the office and save the state" what he estimates is $1 million in annual expenses.
That these expenses have at times been extravagant and disproportionate is very probable.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents,|Edited by James D. Richardson
I have no more than will be absolutely necessary for my expenses home.Anecdotes for Boys|Harvey Newcomb
The church has no endowment, and the clergy are maintained and the expenses met out of the pew-rents and offertories.The Church Index|William Pepperell
Each division has its stables, teams, and implements, and its expenses and profits are entered in a separate account.
It shows marked economy and gives an excellent idea of how the expenses are apportioned.Steam Shovels and Steam Shovel Work|E. A. Hermann
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.