spending money


Definition of spending money

Examples of spending money in a Sentence

She earned spending money at an after-school job.
Recent Examples on the Web This alone would make up the price difference of spending money on a board cheaper or even more expensive. Zane Pickett, Forbes, 12 Aug. 2022 Financial help for the Afghan refugees flows through the resettlement agencies in the form of a one-time payment of up to $1,225 per person for food assistance, rent, furniture and a very small amount of spending money. New York Times, 24 Nov. 2021 The agency is also spending money to purchase entry tools so that law enforcement officers have the tools to get inside a school building. al, 31 July 2022 But while many homeowners have cut their usage, others are spending money to keep things flowing. Andrea Changstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 2 July 2022 The biggest mistake that small businesses make is spending money on ads but not having a way to capture or convert the leads that those ads generate. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 28 June 2022 Russia has been spending money to stimulate the economy, rather than stashing it all away in a rainy-day fund. Georgi Kantchev, WSJ, 16 June 2022 Less than half of small businesses surveyed were putting consistent effort into their conversions, and only 29% were spending money to improve their conversions. Jasmine Browley, Essence, 29 Apr. 2022 Doney's been spending money on advertisements for openings every week. Evan Casey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 22 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of spending money

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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17 Aug 2022

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“Spending money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spending%20money. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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