Synonyms of expense


1. expense, disbursal, disbursement, cost

usage: amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)

2. expense, detriment, hurt

usage: a detriment or sacrifice; "at the expense of"

3. expense, outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay

usage: money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer; "he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting"


1. expense, write off, write down, depreciate

usage: reduce the estimated value of something; "For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer"

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Definition and meaning of expense (Dictionary)