[dis-burs-muh nt]


the act or an instance of disbursing.
money paid out or spent.

Origin of disbursement

From the Middle French word desboursement, dating back to 1590–1600. See disburse, -ment
Related formsnon·dis·burse·ment, nounre·dis·burse·ment, noun
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Related Words for disbursement

expenditure, outlay, spending, disposal, expense, cost, outgoing

Word Origin and History for disbursement

1590s; see disburse + -ment.

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