Budget meaning

bŭjĭt
The definition of a budget is an itemized summary of planned expenses for a given period along with the estimated income for that period.

An example of budget is what California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed in June of 2011 for being unbalanced.

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To enter or account for in a budget.

Forgot to budget the car payments.

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Appropriate to a restricted budget.

We flew on a budget airline.

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A stock or collection with definite limits.
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To provide funds, allow for in a budget.

The PM’s pet projects are budgeted rather generously.

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To plan for the use of in a budget.

The prestigious building project is budgeted in great detail, from warf facilities to the protocollary opening.

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Budget means to make a schedule for using time or a plan for paying expenses.

An example of budget is someone going over all their past monthly expenses to make a plan for future monthly expenses.

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To make or use a budget.
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To plan (expenditures or activities) according to a budget.
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An itemized summary of intended expenditure; usually coupled with expected revenue.
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(intransitive) To construct or draw up a budget.

Budgeting is even harder in times of recession.

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To plan in advance the expenditure of.

Needed help budgeting our income; budgeted my time wisely.

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Of or relating to a budget.

Budget items approved by Congress.

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(obs.) A bag, pouch, or purse, or its contents.
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A collection of items; stock.
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A plan or schedule adjusting expenses during a certain period to the estimated or fixed income for that period.
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The cost or estimated cost of living, operating, etc.
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The amount of money needed or allotted for a specific use.
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To put on or in a budget; provide for in a budget.
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To plan in detail; schedule.

Budget your time.

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To make a budget.
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The amount of money or resources earmarked for a particular institution, activity or time-frame.
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Of or relating to a budget.
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(appalachian mountains) A wallet or small pouch.
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Appropriate for a restricted budget; inexpensive.

A budget car; budget meals.

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A budget is defined as a plan or estimate of the amount of money needed for cost of living or to be used for a specific purpose.

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.

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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-.

    From Wiktionary