high in price or charging high prices; "expensive clothes"; "an expensive shop"
(expensively) in an expensive manner; "an expensively dressed little man turned a corner and approached her"
(expensiveness) the quality of being high-priced
In business, retail, and accounting, a cost is the value of money that has been used up to produce something, and hence is not available for use anymore. In economics, a cost is an alternative that is given up as a result of a decision. ...
having a high price, cost
adj. – entailing great expense; very high-priced; costly
ARM: costing an individual more than what he voluntarily wants or is willing to pay; consuming more resources than desired; may require less consumption in other areas. ...
It’s not necessarily a bad thing when something costs a lot of money, as long as you can afford it, buying it fits in with your goals and it is a good value for the money.
Cost accounting is expensive and requires reconciliation with financial records.