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expense account

noun

Simple Definition of expense account

  • : an arrangement that allows an employee (such as someone who is traveling for business) to pay for things using the company's money instead of the employee's money

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of expense account

  1. :  an account of expenses reimbursable to an employee; also :  the right of charging expenses to such an account

Examples of expense account in a sentence

  1. He charged dinner to his expense account.

  2. She put the tickets on her expense account.



1922

First Known Use of expense account

1922


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