Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEFICIT SPENDING

But an almost unbroken 50 years of deficit spending has finally brought us to a time of reckoning.

Deficit spending—and always the vital social services for which the government has to spend money.

In time of high employment and a strong economy, deficit spending should not be a feature of our budget.