expensenounuk us /ɪkˈspens/
- He claimed that the restaurant bill was a legitimate business expense.
- Just buy it - never mind the expense!
- Owning a car involves a lot of expense - it's unavoidable.
- She rationalized the expense by saying that the costly carpet she had bought would last longer than a cheaper one.
- All the time and expense involved in keeping up to date with the changes has been worthwhile.