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antispending combined form of spending.
budget to plan the use or spending of. [1/3 definitions]
deficit financing a governmental policy of borrowing to finance government spending.
disposable income the income that one has for spending, saving, or the like after taxes are deducted.
dissipation wasteful using or spending, esp. in the dissolute pursuit of pleasure. [1/2 definitions]
extravagance the act or an instance of spending excessively or imprudently. [1/3 definitions]
extravagant spending excessively or imprudently, or characterized by such spending. [1/3 definitions]
frugal very careful with spending so as to avoid waste. [1/2 definitions]
guns and butter a symbolic representation of government spending for military or civilian needs.
lavish liberal or generous in using or spending (often fol. by "of" or "in"). [1/3 definitions]
outlay the spending of money, or an amount spent. [1/2 definitions]
prodigal imprudent and excessive in spending; extravagant. [1/3 definitions]
prodigality an act or instance, or the quality, of spending wastefully or of giving abundantly.
profligate spending imprudently and excessively; extravagant. [1/3 definitions]
pump priming (informal) the spending of government funds to stimulate private industry.
relax to rest through inactivity, or to refresh oneself by spending time pleasurably. [1/9 definitions]
semiaquatic living near or spending time in water, as otters. [1/2 definitions]
splurge an act or instance of extravagant spending, often as a display of wealth. [1/4 definitions]
stay1 to continue spending time in a place or with a group. [1/12 definitions]
stingy spending or giving grudgingly or as little as possible; miserly. [1/2 definitions]
stint to refrain from spending; to be sparing or frugal. [1/4 definitions]