Expenditor to Expiring
(Ex*pend"i*tor) n. [LL.] (O. Eng. Law) A disburser; especially, one of the disbursers of taxes
for the repair of sewers. Mozley & W.
1. The act of expending; a laying out, as of money; disbursement.
Our expenditure purchased commerce and conquest.Burke.
2. That which is expended or paid out; expense.
The receipts and expenditures of this extensive country.A. Hamilton.
(Ex*pense") n. [L. expensa or expensum, fr. expensus, p. p. of expendere. See Expend.]
1. A spending or consuming; disbursement; expenditure.
Husband nature's riches from expense.Shak.
2. That which is expended, laid out, or consumed; cost; outlay; charge; sometimes with the notion of
loss or damage to those on whom the expense falls; as, the expenses of war; an expense of time.
Courting popularity at his party's expense.Brougham.
3. Loss. [Obs.] Shak.
And moan the expense of many a vanished sight.Spenser. Expense magazine (Mil.), a small magazine containing ammunition for immediate use. H. L. Scott.
(Ex*pense"full) a. Full of expense; costly; chargeable. [R.] Sir H. Wotton. Ex*pense"ful*ly,
adv. [R.] Ex*pense"ful*ness, n. [R.]
(Ex*pense"less), a. Without cost or expense.
1. Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly; dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive
house or family.
War is expensive, and peace desirable.Burke.
2. Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad sense: extravagant; lavish. [R.]
An active, expensive, indefatigable goodness.Sprat.
The idle and expensive are dangerous.Sir W. Temple.
Syn. Costly; dear; high-priced; lavish; extravagant.
Ex*pen"sive*ly, adv. Ex*pen"sive*ness, n.
(Ex*pe"ri*ence) n. [F. expérience, L. experientia, tr. experiens, -entis, p. pr. of experiri,
expertus, to try; ex out + the root of pertus experienced. See Peril, and cf. Expert.]
1. Trial, as a test or experiment. [Obs.]
She caused him to make experienceSpenser.
Upon wild beasts.