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expenditure

Roget category 809

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.9. Possessive relations
›› 5.9.4. Monetary relations

#809. Expenditure

noun

expenditure, money going outout goings, out layexpenses, disbursementprime cost etc. (price) 812circulationrun upon a bank.
payment etc. 807 [Money paid]; pay etc. (remuneration) 973bribe etc. 973fee, footing, garnishsubsidytributecontingent, quotadonation etc. 784.
pay in advance, earnest, handsel, deposit, installment.
investmentpurchase etc. 795.

verb

expend, spendrun through, get throughpay, disburseante, ante uppony up [U.S.]open the purse strings, loose the purse strings, untie the purse stringslay out, shell out [Slang], fork out [Slang], fork overbleedmake up a sum, invest, sink money.
run up debts, run up bills (debt) 806.
fee etc. (reward) 973pay one's way etc. (pay) 807subscribe etc. (give) 784subsidize.

adjective

expending, expended etc. v. — sumptuary.

phrase

vectigalia nervos esse reipublicae [Lat.] [Cicero].



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