- an expending or spending, as of money.
- an amount expended; expenditure.
- to expend, as money.
Origin of outlay
Related Words for outlayinguse, waste, consume, give, invest, contribute, expend, employ, settle, concentrate, allocate, drop, donate, distribute, dispense, disburse, dissipate, blow, exhaust, confer
Examples from the Web for outlaying
Historical Examples of outlaying
It may be so; but Julian was an outlaying striker of venison, and made many a far cast when he had a fair doe in chase.The Abbot
Sir Walter Scott
As the returning men entered the outlaying streets the little town was found to be anything but a quiet community.The Young Engineers in Arizona
H. Irving Hancock
- an expenditure of money, effort, etc
- (tr) to spend (money)