Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
4. Monetary Relations

809. Expenditure.

   NOUN:EXPENDITURE, money going out; outgoings, outlay; expenses, disbursement; prime cost (price) [See Price]; circulation; run upon a bank.
  [MONEY PAID] payment [See Payment]; pay (remuneration) [See Reward]; bribe [See Reward]; fee, footing, garnish [obs.]; subsidy; tribute; contingent, quota; donation, gift [See Giving].
  investment; purchase [See Purchase].
  DEPOSIT, pay in advance, earnest, handsel or hansel, installment or instalment.
   VERB:EXPEND, spend; run -, get- through; pay, disburse; ante, ante up [both poker]; pony up [slang, U. S.]; open -, loose -, untie- the purse strings, lay out, shell out [slang], fork out [slang]; bleed; make up a sum, invest, sink money.
  fee (reward) [See Reward]; pay one’s way (pay) [See Payment]; subscribe (give) [See Giving]; subsidize; bribe.
   ADJECTIVE:EXPENDING, expended &c. v.; sumptuary, lavish, free, free with one’s money, liberal; beyond one’s income.
  EXPENSIVE, costly, dear, high-priced, precious, high.
   QUOTATION:Vectigalia nervos esse reipublicæ.—Cicero