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Definition of Expense

Expense

  1. A spending or consuming; disbursement; expenditure.
  2. That which is expended, laid out, or consumed; cost; outlay; charge; -- sometimes with the notion of loss or damage to those on whom the expense falls; as, the expenses of war; an expense of time.
  3. Loss.

Expense Quotations

Most comedy is based on getting a laugh at somebody else's expense. And I find that that's just a form of bullying in a major way. So I want to be an example that you can be funny and be kind, and make people laugh without hurting somebody else's feelings.
Ellen DeGeneres

I think a lot of people get so obsessed with the wedding and the expense of the wedding that they miss out on what the real purpose is. It's not about a production number, it's about a meaningful moment between two people that's witnessed by people that they actually really know and care about.
Jane Seymour

I recognize that I have the ability to be selfish, but I also recognize that you can't be happy if you only care about yourself at the expense of other people.
Russell Brand

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
Hannah More

For all the tough talk about China during the presidential debates, Romney and Obama evaded any mention of China's suspect human rights record, corruption, and rule of law. By not tackling these controversial topics, the candidates are protecting a strategic partnership with China at the expense of essential human values and beliefs.
Ai Weiwei
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Expense Translations

expense in Dutch is onkosten, kosten
expense in German is Kosten {pl}, Aufwand {m}, Kosten, Aufwendung {f}
expense in Italian is emissione, dispendio, spese, spese
expense in Latin is impensa, sumptus
expense in Portuguese is despesa
expense in Spanish is gasto, dispendio, expensas, gastos
expense in Swedish is bekostnad, kostnad, utgift, omkostnad
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