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Definition of "expenditure" []

  • The act or process of expending; outlay. (noun)
  • An amount expended. (noun)
  • An expense. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "expenditure" in a sentence
  • "Is there not a money shortage, 20% cut back in expenditure is required The Mercs and rollers are to stay, so back to shanks ponies boys."
  • "But the article suggests that the most worthwhile expenditure is on education, and books at all levels, whether text books or guides or even mind-expanding fiction, are an education waiting to happen."
  • "For once I basically agree, so long as expenditure is progressive."