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Prices and costs - thesaurus

Synonyms

price

noun

the amount of money that you have to pay in order to buy something

cost

noun

the amount of money that is needed in order to buy, pay for, or do something

charge

noun

an amount of money that you have to pay, especially when you visit a place or when someone does something for you

bill

noun

the amount of money you have to pay for something

fee

noun

money that you pay to a professional person or institution for their work

offer

noun

a price that you say you will pay for something

outlay

noun

the amount of money that you must spend in order to buy something or to start a new business or project

rate

noun

an amount of money that is paid or charged

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admission

noun

the amount of money you pay to enter a place or event

asking price

noun

the price that someone wants for something they are selling

at great/vast/considerable expense

spending a lot of money

bargain

noun

a lower than usual price

bill of costs

noun

a list of the charges, fees, and expenses that a client has to pay to a lawyer or other person who has worked on a legal case

burden

noun

the responsibility of paying an amount of money, especially when this is considered too much

conditional fee agreement

noun

an agreement between a lawyer and a client to pay a fee only if the action is successful. It is informally called a no win no fee agreement.

the consumer price index

noun

the CPI: a measure of inflation (=the rate at which the cost of living is rising or falling). It consists of a list of the prices of some basic goods and services, which is published each month.

cost

noun

all the money that a business must spend to produce something or to provide a service

cost-benefit analysis

noun

a comparison of the likely costs of a plan or project with the benefit it will bring, done in order to help make a decision

cost-cutting

noun

actions taken to reduce the costs of a business, government, or other organization

cost of entry

noun

the cost of beginning to trade in a particular market for the first time

the cost of living

noun

the amount of money you need in order to pay for basic things such as food, clothes, shelter, heating, and transport

the cost-of-living index

noun

the consumer price index

cost-plus

noun

an amount calculated by adding the cost of producing something to a profit or charge that has been agreed

cost price

noun

the price it costs to produce something, without making any profit

costs

noun

money that an individual or organization must spend regularly on things like electricity, rent, and travel

the CPI

the consumer price index: a measure of inflation (=the rate at which the cost of living is rising or falling). It consists of a list of the prices of some basic goods and services, which is published each month.

expense

noun

an amount of money that you spend in order to buy or do something

expense

noun

the high cost of something

factory-gate price

noun

the price at which a factory sells goods to wholesalers (=companies that sell goods to shops)

fee

noun

an amount of money that you pay to be allowed to do something such as join an organization

fixed cost

noun

a cost such as rent that a company has to pay that does not depend on how much it produces

flat rate

noun

a price, payment, or interest rate that does not change even if conditions change

for

preposition

used for saying the cost of a product or a service

the going rate

the usual amount of money that people are paying for something

guide price

noun

British the price at which you expect to sell something, especially a house

indirect cost

noun

a business cost that is not directly connected with a particular product or operation

keep

noun

the cost of the food and the other things such as clothes that you need to live

list price

noun

a price for a product suggested by the people who make it

market price

noun

the price that a product can be sold for at a particular time

market value

noun

the amount of money that something is worth or can be sold for at a particular time

m.v.

abbreviation

market value

offer

noun

a special price that is lower than the usual price for something

operating costs

noun

the usual expenses involved in running a business but not including the costs of producing the goods to be sold

opportunity cost

noun

the amount of money that a company or organization loses by deciding to do one thing rather than another

outgoings

noun

amounts of money that you have to spend regularly, for example on your rent or fuel bills

overheads

noun

money that you pay regularly as the costs of operating a business or organization

poundage

noun

business a payment calculated according to the weight or cost in pounds

price point

noun

the price at which a product is sold in shops

price tag

noun

a label on a product that says how much it costs

price tag

noun

informal the cost of something very big and expensive

prime cost

noun

the money that is needed for the materials and workers involved in making a product

purchase price

noun

formal the price that you have to pay for something

quotation

noun

the price that someone says they will charge you for doing a particular piece of work

quote

noun

the price that someone says they will charge you for doing a particular piece of work

ransom

noun

the amount of money that someone wants to be paid before they will let a person who they are keeping prisoner go free

reserve

noun

a reserve price

the retail price index

noun

British the RPI: a measure of inflation (=the rate at which the cost of living is rising or falling). It consists of a list of the prices of some basic goods and services, which is published each month.

the RPI

British the retail price index: a measure of inflation (=the rate at which the cost of living is rising or falling). It consists of a list of the prices of some basic goods and services, which is published each month.

running costs

noun

the money that you spend regularly to operate a machine or to manage a business or service

selling price

noun

the price that someone pays for something

service charge

noun

an amount of money that a company adds to the cost of something in order to be paid for their services

someone’s bottom line

the lowest price someone will accept, or the greatest change they are prepared to accept when they are trying to reach an agreement with someone else

spot price

noun

the price at which a particular product can be bought or sold at a specific time and place

standing charge

noun

British a fixed amount of money that you pay for being provided with a service such as gas, electricity, water, or a telephone line

sticker price

noun

mainly American the retail price of a car, marked on a sticker shown in the car window

storage

noun

the money that it costs to store something

subscription

noun

an agreement to pay an amount of money so that you will receive something such as a magazine or a service. You take out a subscription, usually for a year, and renew it if you want to continue the arrangement for another year.

subscription

noun

an agreement to pay an amount of money in order to help an organization or a project

surcharge

noun

an additional amount of money that you must pay for something over the usual price

tariff

noun

a list of the prices charged

toll

noun

an amount of money that you pay to use a bridge or a road

top dollar

noun

informal a very high price

tuition

noun

money that you pay to take lessons, especially at a college, university, or private school

unit cost

noun

the cost of producing a single object to sell

unit price

noun

the price of each single thing, especially a share in a company

upkeep

noun

the process or cost of keeping a building or piece of land in good condition

value

noun

the amount that something is worth, measured especially in money

value

noun

the amount that something is worth compared to the money that it costs

variable cost

noun

a cost that changes according to how much of a product is made

wholesale price index

noun

a list of the wholesale prices of some basic goods, used as a way of measuring economic activity

worth

noun

an amount measured by the financial value that it has

worth

noun

the financial value of something

WPI

abbreviation

wholesale price index

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