expending vs expenditure what difference

what is difference between expending and expenditure

English

Verb

expending

  1. present participle of expend

Noun

expending (plural expendings)

  1. expenditure
    expendings of time and energy


English

Etymology

From stem of Medieval Latin expenditus, irregular perfect passive participle of expendo (I weigh, I pay out), +‎ -ure (process or result)

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧pen‧di‧ture

Noun

expenditure (usually uncountable, plural expenditures)

  1. (uncountable, countable) Act of expending or paying out.
  2. (uncountable, countable) The amount expended; expense; outlay.
    The expenditure of time, money, and political capital on this project has been excessive.

Synonyms

  • (act of expending):
  • (amount expended): disbursement, expense, payment, cost, charge, outlay

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