An estimate of costs, revenues, and resources over a specified period, reflecting a reading of future financial conditions and goals.

One of the most important administrative tools, a budget serves also as a (1) plan of action for achieving quantified objectives, (2) standard for measuring performance, and (3) device for coping with foreseeable adverse situations.

Use budget in a sentence

  • I did not wanna buy the item because it did not fit my budget and I needed to buy things that were less expensive.

    3 people found this helpful
  • To make sure that your spending doesn't get out of control you need to set a strict budget that you always stick to.

    5 people found this helpful
  • The budget was set and we could not alter our figures because we were held accountable by the new CEO.

    3 people found this helpful
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos


Have a question about budget? Ask for help in the
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z