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expense meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of expense at MeaningMonkey.org. expense meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of expense (noun)

  1. amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
  2. a detriment or sacrifice
    • "at the expense of"
  3. money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer
    • "he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting"


Definition of expense (verb)

  1. reduce the estimated value of something
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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