lay out


lay out


Definition of LAY OUT

to hand over or use up in payment <he laid out big bucks for a new lawnmower that runs by itself>
Synonyms disburse, drop, expend, fork (over, out, or up), give, lay out, outlay, pay, shell out
to work out the details of (something) in advance <the transatlantic balloonists laid out a backup plan in case of an emergency>
to put into a particular arrangement <plants in the botanical gardens are laid out according to biogeographic region>
to present so as to invite notice or attention <for the historic celebration, the museum laid out its full collection of native artifacts>

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