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Synonyms for expense

at the expense of

Synonyms

  • with the sacrifice of
  • with the loss of
  • at the cost of
  • at the price of

Synonyms for expense

something expended to obtain a benefit or desired result

a loss sustained in the accomplishment of or as the result of something

Synonyms for expense

a detriment or sacrifice

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money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer

reduce the estimated value of something

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References in classic literature ?
Five dollars per day, in gold, it is believed, will be a fair calculation to make for all traveling expenses onshore and at the various points where passengers may wish to leave the steamer for days at a time.
Notwithstanding my need of money and clothing, I was very happy in the fact that I had secured enough money to pay my travelling expenses back to Hampton.
It was my earnest wish to help him to prepare to enter Hampton, and to save money to assist him in his expenses there.
In point of fact," resumed Sir James, not choosing to dwell on "fits," "Brooke doesn't mean badly by his tenants or any one else, but he has got that way of paring and clipping at expenses.
I might have retorted, "He thinks of the expense before he thinks of anything else.
Eustace, of the estimated expenses of the whole proceeding.
Show me a woman--and I'll show ye a man not far off wha' has mair expenses on his back than he ever bairgained for.
In the first case this liberality is dangerous, in the second it is very necessary to be considered liberal; and Caesar was one of those who wished to become pre-eminent in Rome; but if he had survived after becoming so, and had not moderated his expenses, he would have destroyed his government.
All we could spare from the supply of our humble wardrobe and our little casual expenses, he directed us to put into the savings'-bank; saying, we knew not how soon we might be dependent on that alone for support: for he felt he had not long to be with us, and what would become of our mother and us when he was gone, God only knew!
I must have decent clothes becoming my station; I must, it seemed, put out my washing, and also pay for my four annual journeys between Horton Lodge and home; but with strict attention to economy, surely twenty pounds, or little more, would cover those expenses, and then there would be thirty for the bank, or little less: what a valuable addition to our stock
One day he met a friend, a Fuller, and entreated him to come and live with him, saying that they should be far better neighbors and that their housekeeping expenses would be lessened.
Upon the ground," said the Attorney, "that after paying all fees and expenses of litigation and all charges against the estate there will still be something left.
And besides, on that day, as it was the fifteenth, he had to give his wife some money for her expenses, according to their usual arrangement.
He simply gave Alexey Alexandrovitch the money he needed together with a brief statement of the position of his affairs, which was not altogether satisfactory, as it had happened that during that year, owing to increased expenses, more had been paid out than usual, and there was a deficit.