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expenditure

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of expenditure

  1. 1 a payment made in the course of achieving a result <you'll have to drastically cut back on your clothing expenditures if you hope to save anything> Synonyms charge, cost, disbursement, expense, outgo, outlayRelated Words overhead; outflow; pocket money, spending money; price, rate, tab, tariff, toll

  2. 2 the active use of energy in producing a result <the expenditure of the nation's military might on wars that may or may not involve the national interest> Synonyms elbow grease, exertion, effort, labor, pains, sweat, trouble, while, workRelated Words drudgery, grind, slog, strain, toil, travail; dint, energy; force, might, muscle, power, puissance; attempt, endeavor, essay, fling, go, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whackNear Antonyms adroitness, ease, facility, fluency, smoothness; dormancy, idleness, inaction, inactivity, indolence, inertia, languor, laziness, quiescence





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the act or an instance of embezzling

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