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1. spending

noun. ['ˈspɛndɪŋ'] the act of spending or disbursing money.

Synonyms

  • disbursement
  • outlay
  • payment
  • defrayal
  • defrayment
  • pump priming
  • deficit spending
  • disbursal
  • compensatory spending
  • expenditure

Antonyms

  • cash
  • credit
  • expensiveness
  • inexpensiveness

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Rhymes with Deficit Spending

  • overextending
  • comprehending
  • condescending
  • transcending
  • recommending
  • apprehending
  • suspending
  • pretending
  • portending
  • misspending
  • extending
  • expending
  • contending
  • befriending
  • unbending
  • relending
  • intending
  • impending
  • descending
  • depending
  • defending
  • commending
  • unending
  • trending
  • offending
  • blending
  • attending
  • ascending
  • amending
  • wending

Sentences with deficit-spending


1. Noun Phrase
External debt accrued by the government is usually associated with deficit spending.

2. Noun Phrase
Tax evasion impacts all federal programs; they must either be shrunk or funded through deficit spending.

3. Noun Phrase
Advocates of small government oppose deficit spending and support reducing the federal budget.

2. spending

noun. ['ˈspɛndɪŋ'] money paid out; an amount spent.

Synonyms

  • transferred possession
  • transfer payment
  • outlay
  • cost
  • outgo
  • expense
  • expenditure

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • appreciate
  • commerce
  • commercialism

3. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required.

Synonyms

  • shortfall
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • oxygen deficit
  • deficiency

Antonyms

  • sufficiency
  • abundance
  • satisfactoriness
  • ability

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)

4. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing.

Antonyms

  • wealth

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)

5. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period).

Synonyms

  • liabilities
  • budget deficit

Antonyms

  • have
  • include
  • despair

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)

6. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning.

Synonyms

  • deficiency
  • want

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • dissuade
  • stingy

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)
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