from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To spend more than is prudent or necessary.
- intransitive verb To spend in excess of.
- intransitive verb To tire out; exhaust.
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- verb To
spendtoo much money; especially, to spendmore than one earns.
- noun the amount by which someone or something is overspent
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb spend more than available of (a budget)
- verb spend at a high rate
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The defence secretary is facing twin demands from the Treasury: to cut over 10 years a £38bn "overspend" left by Labour and then to introduce cuts of at least 10% in his budget over the next spending period from 2011-14.
The MoD will also have to address a £38bn "overspend" in its budget over the next 10 years.
The "overspend" on the nGMS contract has occurred in all four countries of the UK.
It will face an effective cut of a further 9.5% as it deals with a £38bn "overspend" over the next 10 years in its procurement budget inherited from Labour.
Extracting "overspend" data from a database of purchase orders, or overfill data from a production system, to find and reduce waste in the organization
However, choosing to focus on that while casting a blind eye upon the current administration who is redefining the word "overspend" just because of ideology, does not do anyone any good. on 05/16/2009, -3/+12Lets see:
There are two things here - first, they "overspend" and Treasury increases taxes.
A government can "overspend" by spending more than it has, and can close that gap by raising taxes.
Commenting on the government 'overspend' and the pay for performance system known as the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), Dr Buckman said:
Sometimes you can overspend for the wrong assets and you end up shorter in the long run.