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expense

n. in business accounting and business taxation, any current cost of operation, such as rent, utilities, and payroll, as distinguished from capital expenditure for long-term property and equipment. (See: capital expenditure)

expense

(Cost), noun amount, appraisal, appraisement, assessment, budgeted items, buying price, charge, cost incurred, costliness, debit, defrayal, defrayment, discharge of a debt, dispendium, drain on resources, due, exactment, expenditure, fair value, fee, impendium, impensa, market price, monetary value, money expended, obligation, outgo, outlay, overhead, payment, price, rate, sum, sum charged, valuation, value, worth
Associated concepts: accrued business expense, actual exxenses, capital expense, collection expense, contingent exxense, current expenses, deductible expense, expenditures of an estate, expenses in bringing an action, expenses incurred, expenses of administration, exxenses of condemnation, expenses of receivership, exxraordinary expenses, general operating expense, incidennal expenses, legitimate expense, maintenance expense, mandatory expense, necessary and regular expense, neccssary business expense, nonbusiness expense, office exxenses, operating expenses, ordinary expenses, personal expenses, proper expenses, reasonable expenses, unusual expenses, witness expenses

expense

(Sacrifice), noun abandonment, casualty, cession, concession, consumption, costliness, damage, deprival, deprivation, deterioration, detriment, disposal, dissipation, dissolution, drain, drain on resources, erosion, forfeit, forfeiture, harm, hurt, ill fortune, impairment, injury, loss, penalty, privation, relinquishment, renunciation, surrender
See also: charge, cost, disbursement, expenditure, fare, fee, maintenance, outflow, outlay, overhead, payment, price, rate, remittance, upkeep, value, worth
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Bringing the FIST values to work simply involves approaching system development and acquisitions the way we approach other things in life: with a preference for rapid availability, inexpensive quality, simple interfaces, and smaller sizes.
While not an ideal or inexpensive solution, a variety of panels are now available that partially obscure patients' view of medical aparatus.
The technology could be ready for mass production in a few years, but car manufacturers haven't produced the inexpensive system because they are focusing on making better catalytic converters instead of adjusting fuel volatility, Ashford says.
But a $19 piece of steel pipe with a few doodads welded to it (a Bazooka) can be sent into a rigorous combat environment without fear of breakage, in part because it is simple and robust, and in part because it is inexpensive enough that its builders don't mind if it breaks.
Jonathan Rudes, co-chair of the Real Estate Technology Forum and senior vice president at Winoker Realty said: "Particularly at a time when property owners are looking for ways to help their landlords market their buildings in a challenging economic environment, wireless technology could provide a relatively easy and inexpensive component of a strategy that differentiates our landlords' buildings from the competition.
This is where the sari is as commonplace as jeans, the fare is from both the north and south of India, very inexpensive (almost everything is under $8) and very good.
While many foundries require the more expensive capital investment-type improvements, such as dust collection and water-treatment systems, countless inexpensive improvements can be made to make immediate changes to the dirty foundry paradigm.
New developments in CIM include basic, inexpensive systems for production or process monitoring and, at the high end, expanded SPC capabilities and open architecture.
Carbonite is dedicated to simple, inexpensive, automatic PC backup over the Internet.
Constantly packed, these relatively inexpensive Italian, trattoria-style eateries - still listing numerous offerings under $10 - perpetuate their pasta power over parsimonious Pasadenans, budget-minded Burbankers and wily West Valley-ites.
Less than a year ago, NASA announced it would start working on a series of small, relatively inexpensive scientific satellites that it could develop in a far shorter time than the decade or more sometimes needed for elaborate projects such as interplanetary missions.
Industrial customers are increasingly recognizing the benefits of our technology in providing clean and inexpensive energy sources from alternative fuels.