- an act or instance of paying, expending, or disbursing.
- money paid, expended, or disbursed, as a dividend or winning: He went to the betting window to collect his payout.
Origin of payout
First recorded in 1900–05; noun use of verb phrase pay out
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Examples from the Web for payout
And the payout could be well more than the original $100,000 to $250,000 price tag for Olenicoff.Real Estate Mogul Igor Olenicoff Busted for Art Forgery
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But was his pursuit of happiness worth the payout (and the fallout)?'Breaking Bad's' Series Finale Cements Its Status As One of the All-Time Greats
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This information is then processed in the machine to give the user a price quote, and then the payout in cash.ecoATM offers consumers a new way to sell used cell phones and electronic devices
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“SNAP has no credibility whatsoever,” Dolan said last summer when allegations of the payout first surfaced.Can the Cardinals Find a Clean Pope?
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And barring a change in the payout culture, no fine is likely to curb them.Bank-Bonus Culture to Blame for Barclays Scandal
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Word Origin and History for payout
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper