Origin of payout
How to use payout in a sentence
This leaves thousands of women at companies across the United States left to pay out of pocket for their birth control.The 26 Next Hobby Lobbys|Abby Haglage|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How much the vouchers are worth, and how much women are expected to pay out-of-pocket, depends on what state they live in.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA|Monica Potts|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
High-profile women like news anchor Joan Lunden and actress Linda Lavin have had to pay out sizable sums.Is Alimony Anti-Feminist?|Keli Goff|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many insurance contracts expressly consider civil unrest a reason not to pay out policies.Ferguson's Other Race Problem: Riots Damaged Asian-Owned Stores|Tim Mak|August 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the marriage was invalid, Grayson does not have to pay out a dime in alimony as opposed to a divorce.Congressman Accuses Wife Of Bigamy|Ben Jacobs|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It may seem a simple matter to distribute or "pay out" the cable, but in practice it is exceedingly difficult.
It would take their young lady two or three years to pay out her cash and get her equivalent.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
As soon as we had fixed our stations Hall began to pay out the string, and the kite rose very swiftly.The Moon Metal|Garrett P. Serviss
I charge each hog $1 for bran and shorts; this is all the ready money I pay out for him.The Fat of the Land|John Williams Streeter
After all, the pay out here is quite as high, in comparison with the ordinary rate of earning of a peasant, as it is in England.The Tiger of Mysore|G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for payout
Other Idioms and Phrases with payout
Distribute money, disburse, as in He paid out the full amount. [Mid-1800s]
Let out a rope by slackening, as in She paid out the rope until it was long enough to tie the canoe onto the car. This nautical expression dates from the late 1700s.