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ex·pense

expense

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk spens
part of speech: noun
definition 1: money needed to buy or do something; cost.
His parents work hard to afford the expense of new school clothes.
synonyms:
cost, expenditure
similar words:
loss
definition 2: a cause of spending money or paying out.
Buying a new car is a big expense.
synonyms:
cost
similar words:
charge, debit, price