HyperDic: expense

English > 4 senses of the word expense:
NOUNpossessionexpense, disbursal, disbursementamounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
eventexpensea detriment or sacrifice
possessionexpensemoney spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer
VERBchangeexpense, write off, write downreduce the estimated value of something
expense > pronunciation
Rhymescommence ... whence: 23 rhymes with ehns...
English > expense: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningAmounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures).
Synonymsdisbursal, disbursement
Narrowerbusiness expense, trade expenseordinary and necessary expenses incurred in a taxpayer's business or trade
interest expenseinterest paid on loans
lobbying expenseexpenses incurred in promoting or evaluating legislation
medical expenseAmount spent for diagnosis or treatment or prevention of medical problems
moving expenseThe cost of moving your residence from one location to another
non-cash expenseAn expense (such as depreciation) that is not paid for in cash
operating expense, operating cost, overhead, budget itemsThe expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance)
personal expenseThe cost of personal or family living
BroadercostThe total / total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
English > expense: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA detriment or sacrifice.
Example"at the expense of"
Broaderdetriment, hurtA damage or loss
English > expense: 4 senses > noun 3, possession
Meaningmoney spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer.
Example"he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting"
Narrowerincidental expense, incidental, minor expense(frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
travel expense(frequently plural) expenses incurred by an employee in the performance of the job and usually reimbursed by the employer
Broaderoutgo, spending, expenditure, outlaymoney paid out
English > expense: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningReduce the estimated value of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymswrite off, write down
Broaderdepreciatelower the value of something

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