An example of budget is what California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed in June of 2011 for being unbalanced.
Forgot to budget the car payments.
The PM’s pet projects are budgeted rather generously.
An example of budget is someone going over all their past monthly expenses to make a plan for future monthly expenses.
Budgeting is even harder in times of recession.
Needed help budgeting our income; budgeted my time wisely.
Budget items approved by Congress.
Budget your time.
A budget car; budget meals.
An example of budget is how much a family spends on all expenses in a month.
An example of budget is how much a person plans on spending on a new bed.
Origin of budget
- Middle English bouget wallet from Old French bougette diminutive of bouge leather bag from Latin bulga of Celtic origin bhelgh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Recorded since 1432 as Middle English bogett, bouget, bowgette (“leather pouch”), from Old French bougette, the diminutive of bouge (“leather bag, wallet”) (also the root of bulge), itself from Latin bulga (“leather bag, bellow”), of Gaulish origin (Celtic, compare Old Irish bolg (“bag”), Breton bolc’h (“flax pod”)), a common root with the Germanic family (compare Dutch balg (“child”)), from the Proto-Indo-European *bhelgh-.