expending expending  /ˌɛk ˈspɛn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of spending money for goods or services

Usage(s):

  1. In Iowa, where his campaign is expending minimal effort, Giuliani is running fifth in the latest surveys, behind Fred Thompson and John McCain, along with Romney and Huckabee.
  2. In fact, estimates show that astronauts typically end up expending about 70% to 80% of their energy just moving around in their suit.

News

  • Pheasants Forever hires regional representative

    Dan Bailey, Missoula, was recently hired as Pheasants Forever’s (PF) regional representative in the “Treasure State.” Bailey will work at raising and expending funds on wildlife habitat and conservati
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Sidney Herald

Quotes

  1. "When you go down early in overtime it's just a case where you've put yourself into that spot once too many times and you're expending a lot of energy," coach Bob Bradley told reporters after the match. "We hurt ourselves with giving up the...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Bob Bradley Source: Bloomberg

  2. "Instead of expending tens of millions of dollars and unproductive energy fighting an acrimonious campaign throughout the fall, both sides will be able to continue investing in our agricultural base and taking care of animals," Strickland said...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Ted Strickland Source: Marietta Times

  3. "It's our sense we should be very prudent in expending our work force because we have to see what the economy holds. On a league-wide basis we are meeting all our financial goals. We are where we want to be," Stern added.
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: David Stern Source: China Daily

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