expense expense  /ɪk ˈspɛns/


  1. (n) amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
  2. (n) a detriment or sacrifice
  3. (n) money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer
  4. (v) reduce the estimated value of something


  1. The whole rationale of the expense-account societyaside from the benefits reaped by free-spenders of the company's moneyis that the uninhibited use of high-priced.
  2. Two-000 much: There was no point in explaining that the millennium doesn't start till 2001; the whole world was primed for a huge party, and spared no expense in carrying it out.
  3. Steel Tycoon Henry Clay Frick spared no expense to make his art collection one of the best in the world.


  1. SmartVault and Tallie Create End-to-End Expense Report Workflow System

    SmartVault, a leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) document storage and sharing solutions, and SpringAhead, a leader in expense report automation and creator of Tallie, today jointly announced a uniquely powerful three-way integration with Intuit’s QuickBooks. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10842220.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. SmartVault Partnership Creates Expense Report Workflow System

    Cloud-based document management service SmartVault has partnered with expense report product maker SpringAhead to create an expense report workflow system and integration with Intuit's QuickBooks.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Accounting Today

  3. Top Health Executives Adopt Tellennium's Telecom Expense Management for Dramatic Cost Savings

    Tellennium, a global industry leader in telecom expense management, mobility management and telecom enterprise consulting, is showing healthcare executives the way to tap hidden sa
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Time after time, it appears that BP made decisions that increased the risk of a blowout to save the company time or expense," he wrote. "If this is what happened, BPs carelessness and complacency have inflicted a heavy toll on the Gulf, its...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Henry Waxman Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. "The plan seems to offer little incentive for private investors to participate unless the subsidy is made so rich that it comes at the expense of the taxpayer," House Republican Whip Eric Cantor of Virginia said.
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Eric Cantor Source: USA Today

  3. "All of us, of course, would like to see ...... violence stop, but not at the expense of an agreement that does not prevent the crisis from happening again," Bush said.
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: President Bush Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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