Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

A laying out or disbursing; that which is disbursed.

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Usage examples "outlay":

  1. They said it was not possible for them to take barter, and sell their goods at the same rate, because there was so much risk and outlay. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. Sez I, " Who is it that you are willin' to make such a extraordinary outlay for?" - "Samantha at the World's Fair", Marietta Holley.
  3. You will not forget, at the same time, Mr. Greifmann, that our very extraordinary undertaking will necessitate greater than ordinary outlay. - "The Progressionists, and Angela.", Conrad von Bolanden.