- an expending or spending, as of money.
- an amount expended; expenditure.
- to expend, as money.
Origin of outlay
Related Words for outlaydisbursement, expenditure, expense, investment, spending, cost, bite, damage, setback, charge, score, tab, throw, tune
Examples from the Web for outlay
Historical Examples of outlay
Mrs. Lynn had rather rebelled against the outlay on Sarah's education.Quaint Courtships
This will recoup him for his outlay, because the working capital has not been touched.A Woman Intervenes
We mistake the outlay of money for an expenditure of sympathy.
The Boches and the Poissons also sneered with an extraordinary display and outlay of grief.L'Assommoir
Persuading myself that I had no real need of this and that, I reduced my weekly outlay.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
- an expenditure of money, effort, etc
- (tr) to spend (money)