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outgo

verb out·go \ ˌau̇t-ˈgō \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of outgo

transitive verb
:to go beyond :outdo

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First Known Use of outgo

1553


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outgo

noun out·go \ ˈau̇t-ˌgō \

Definition of outgo

plural outgoes
1 :something that goes out; specifically :expenditure
2 a :the act of going out
3 :outlet 1a

Examples of outgo in a Sentence

  1. last year the film company's outgoes exceeded its revenues by a wide margin

  2. the outgo of the town's only remaining manufacturing plant was a disaster

First Known Use of outgo

circa 1641


OUTGO Defined for Kids

outgo

noun out·go \ ˈau̇t-ˌgō \

Definition of outgo for Students

plural outgoes
:expenditure 2
  • The treasurer told us that income must be greater than outgo.


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