from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Requiring a large expenditure; costly.
- adj. Marked by high prices: expensive stores.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having a high price or cost
- adj. taking a lot of system time or resources
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly; dear; liberal
- adj. Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad sense: extravagant; lavish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Costly; requiring or entailing much expense: as, an expensive dress or equipage; an expensive family; expensive tastes or habits.
- Free in expending; liberal; extravagant; lavish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. high in price or charging high prices
From Latin expensivus, from expendere, compare expense (Wiktionary)