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 Dictionary entry overview: What does expendable mean? 

EXPENDABLE (adjective)
  The adjective EXPENDABLE has 2 senses:

1. suitable to be expended
2. (used of funds) remaining after taxes

  Familiarity information: EXPENDABLE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

EXPENDABLE (adjective)

Sense 1expendable [BACK TO TOP]


Suitable to be expended


consumable (may be used up)

sacrificeable (may be deliberately sacrificed to achieve an objective)


replaceable (capable of being replaced)


unexpendable (not suitable to be expended)

Sense 2expendable [BACK TO TOP]


(used of funds) remaining after taxes


spendable; expendable

Context example:

spendable income


disposable (free or available for use or disposition)

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