over budget

Definition of over budget

:beyond the amount of money than had been planned for
  • The director always goes over budget on his films.

Word by Word Definitions

over play
  1. : across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

  2. : forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  3. : across the brim

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

  2. used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

  3. used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. : upper, higher

  2. : outer, covering

  3. : excessive

  1. : to leap over

  1. : so as to exceed or surpass

  2. : excessive

  3. : to an excessive degree

budget play
  1. : a usually leather pouch, wallet, or pack

  2. : stock, supply

  3. : a quantity (as of energy or water) involved in, available for, or assignable to a particular situation

  1. : to put or allow for in a statement or plan coordinating resources and expenditures : to put or allow for in a budget

  2. : to require to adhere to a budget

  3. : to allocate funds for in a budget

  1. : suitable for someone whose is following a plan for coordinating resources and expenditures : suitable for one on a budget (see 1budget) : inexpensive


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