1. trade expense ordinary and necessary expenses incurred in a taxpayer's business or trade
  2. travel expense (frequently plural) expenses incurred by an employee in the performance of the job and usually reimbursed by the employer
  3. interest expense interest paid on loans
  4. recompense make payment to
  5. at any expense regardless of the cost involved
  6. startle response a complicated involuntary reaction to a sudden unexpected stimulus (especially a loud noise); involves flexion of most skeletal muscles and a variety of visceral reactions
  7. response the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
  8. expense a financial burden; money that must be paid out
  9. trade balance the difference in value over a period of time of a country's imports and exports of merchandise
  10. minor expense (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
  11. operating expense the expense of maintaining property
  12. tradespeople people engaged in trade
  13. Tetragonia expansa coarse sprawling Australasian plant with red or yellow flowers; cultivated for its edible young shoots and succulent leaves
  14. experience the content of observation or participation in an event
  15. medical expense amount spent for diagnosis or treatment or prevention of medical problems
  16. dispense administer or bestow, as in small portions
  17. near-death experience the experience of being close to death but surviving
  18. trade acceptance a bill of exchange for a specific purchase
  19. learned response a reaction that has been acquired by learning
  20. expanse a wide and open space or area, as of land, sea, or sky