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1. allowance

noun. ['əˈlaʊəns'] an amount allowed or granted (as during a given period).

Synonyms

  • percentage
  • part
  • share
  • privy purse

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • unvariedness
  • invariableness
  • changelessness

Etymology

  • alouance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Cost Of Living Allowance

  • disallowance
  • reallowance

2. allowance

noun. ['əˈlaʊəns'] a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits.

Synonyms

  • divergence
  • discrepancy
  • margin
  • disagreement
  • variance
  • leeway

Antonyms

  • tightening
  • loosening
  • permissive
  • unpermissive

Etymology

  • alouance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. living

noun. ['ˈlɪvɪŋ'] the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities.

Synonyms

  • experience

Antonyms

  • recorded
  • dormant

4. living

noun. ['ˈlɪvɪŋ'] people who are still living.

Antonyms

  • uncharged

5. living

adjective. ['ˈlɪvɪŋ'] true to life; lifelike.

Antonyms

  • insensitive

6. cost

noun. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor.

Synonyms

  • capital expenditure
  • borrowing cost
  • damage
  • outlay
  • cost overrun
  • replacement cost
  • spending
  • terms
  • ransom money
  • marketing cost
  • outgo
  • unit cost
  • portage
  • expense
  • disbursal
  • price
  • expenditure
  • ransom
  • distribution cost
  • opportunity cost
  • payment
  • production cost
  • disbursement
  • cost of living
  • charge
  • reproduction cost
  • physical value
  • handling charge

Antonyms

  • nonpayment
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. cost

verb. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] be priced at.

Synonyms

  • knock back
  • be
  • put back

Antonyms

  • arise
  • pay cash
  • importance
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. cost

verb. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice.

Synonyms

  • necessitate
  • demand
  • ask
  • require
  • need
  • involve
  • postulate
  • take

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge
  • positive charge

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. cost

noun. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold).

Synonyms

  • value
  • assessment
  • monetary value
  • average cost
  • marginal cost
  • incremental cost
  • expensiveness
  • price
  • inexpensiveness

Antonyms

  • inexpensiveness
  • stay
  • appreciate
  • mark down

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. cost

noun. ['ˈkɑːst, ˈkɔst'] value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something.

Synonyms

  • death toll
  • toll
  • price

Antonyms

  • cash
  • credit
  • linger
  • absolve

Etymology

  • cost (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cost (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • costen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • coster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word cost-of-living-allowance


1. Noun Phrase
A cost of living allowance is also provided to pharmacists who live in 10 states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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