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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a brief usually trivial fact

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