expense

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  • Something spent to attain a goal or accomplish a purpose.
  • A loss for the sake of something gained; a sacrifice.
  • An expenditure of money; a cost.
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  • Charges incurred by an employee in the performance of work.
  • Money allotted for payment of such charges.
  • Something requiring the expenditure of money.
  • The act of expending.
  • To charge with expenses.
  • To write off as an expense.
  • (<em>at (one's) expense</em>) To one's detriment or chagrin.
  • To charge or debit with an item of incurred expense to be collected from the proper party and accounted for by the chargee: used chiefly in dealings between express or railway companies or their agencies.
  • A laying out or expending; the disbursing of money; employment and consumption, as of time or labor; expenditure.
  • Specifically Great or undue expenditure; prodigality.
  • That which is expended, laid out, or consumed; especially, money expended; cost; charge: as, a prudent man limits his <em>expenses</em> by his income.
  • Cost through diminution or deterioration; damage or loss from any detracting cause, especially a moral one: preceded by <em>at</em>: as, he did this <em>at</em> the <em>expense</em> of his character.
  • A spending or consuming; disbursement; expenditure.
  • That which is expended, laid out, or consumed; cost; outlay; charge; -- sometimes with the notion of <ex>loss</ex> or <ex>damage</ex> to those on whom the expense falls.
  • Loss.
  • a small magazine containing ammunition for immediate use.
  • A spending or consuming. Often specifically an act of <xref>disbursing</xref> or spending funds.
  • That which is <xref>expended</xref>, laid out, or consumed. Sometimes with the notion of loss or damage to those on whom the expense falls.
  • <xref>Loss</xref>.
  • To <xref>charge</xref> a cost against an expense account; to bill something to the company for which one works.
  • a detriment or sacrifice
  • money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer
  • reduce the estimated value of something
  • amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
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