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Meaning of OUTLAY

Pronunciation:  [n]'awt`ley, [v]`awt'ley, 'awtley

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of spending or disbursing money
  2. [n]  money paid out
 

OUTLAY is a 6 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: disbursal, disbursement, expenditure, outgo, spending
 
 Antonyms: income
 
 See Also: compensatory spending, cost, deficit spending, defrayal, defrayment, expending, expenditure, expense, financial loss, payment, pump priming, transfer payment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Out*lay"\, v. t.
    To lay out; to spread out; to display. [R.] --Drayton.
    
    
  2. \Out"lay`\, n.
    1. A laying out or expending.
    
    2. That which is expended; expenditure.
    
    3. An outlying haunt. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: budget, cost, cost out, disburse, disbursement, expend, expenditure, expense, fork out, give, go through, incur costs, invest, lay out, money going out, open the purse, outflow, outgo, outgoings, pay, pay out, payment, put out, run through, schedule, shell out, sink money in, spend, spending, spendings, splurge, squander, throw money around
 

 

 

 

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