[ UK /ɛkspˈɛndɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˌɛkˈspɛndɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of spending money for goods or services
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How To Use expending In A Sentence

  • Why bother, ask many commentators, expending moral indignation on a totalitarian dictator who is universally despised?
  • Massachusetts enjoyed a qualified success with its militia by expending money and energy on the effort.
  • Dr. Bassett says standing up and riding a jet ski requires more recruitment of thigh, calf and glute muscles, thus expending more energy and burning more calories than an activity like kayaking where your lower body is still. Hitmaker Finds It's Never Too Late to Make Waves
  • If we know that Joe Bloggs regularly goes jogging for half an hour three times a week, we look on him as an active person expending much more daily energy than the average non-active person.
  • All mountain activity was postponed and eager skiers were confined to the lowlands and forced to be resourceful in finding alternative ways of expending their energy.
  • Rather than expending vast sums on political posturing, we may in-stead choose to invest in potentially profitable space enterprises.
  • Why should they be expending precious resources and energy on saving these creatures?
  • Mostly, I am bitter that I spent so much time expending emotional energy towards ills that only existed in his mind.
  • Mrs. Peckover had, in fact, the reputation of being wealthy; she was always inheriting, always accumulating what her friends called 'interess,' never expending as other people needs must. The Nether World
  • It would take six to seven three core Delta IV 'heavies' to place similar tonnage in orbit, expending dozens of rockets. Proponents of DIRECT Offer Rebuttal to NASA's Analysis - NASA Watch
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