HyperDic: spending

English > 2 senses of the word spending:
NOUNactspending, disbursement, disbursal, outlaythe act of spending or disbursing money
possessionspending, outgo, expenditure, outlaymoney paid out
spending > pronunciation
Soundsspeh'ndihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > spending: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of spending or disbursing money.
Synonymsdisbursement, disbursal, outlay
Narrowerdeficit spending, compensatory spending, pump primingspending money raised by borrowing
expending, expenditureThe act of spending money for goods or services
Broaderpayment, defrayal, defraymentThe act of paying money
Spanishdesembolso
Verbsspendpay out
spendspend completely
English > spending: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaningmoney paid out; an amount spent.
Synonymsoutgo, expenditure, outlay
NarrowercostThe total / total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
expensemoney spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer
transfer paymentA public expenditure (as for unemployment compensation or veteran's benefits) that is not for goods and services
Broadertransferred property, transferred possessionA possession whose ownership changes or lapses
OppositeincomeThe financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time
Spanishdesembolso, gasto, gastos
Catalandesemborsament, despesa, despeses

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