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outlay

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verb out·lay \ˈau̇t-ˌlā, ˌau̇t-ˈlā\

Definition of outlay

outlaid

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outlaying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to lay out (money) :  expend

Examples of outlay in a sentence

  1. <the nation had outlaid nearly 20 billion dollars on social programs at that point>

1802

First Known Use of outlay

1802


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outlay

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noun out·lay \ˈau̇t-ˌlā\

Definition of outlay

  1. 1 :  the act of expending

  2. 2 :  expenditure, payment <outlays for national defense>

Examples of outlay in a sentence

  1. The initial outlay for the program will be 2.4 million dollars.

  2. Maintaining a horse requires considerable outlay.

1798

First Known Use of outlay

1798


OUTLAY Defined for English Language Learners


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outlay

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noun out·lay \ˈau̇t-ˌlā\

Definition of outlay for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of money that is spent


OUTLAY Defined for Kids

outlay

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noun out·lay \ˈau̇t-ˌlā\

Definition of outlay for Students

  1. :  an amount of money spent



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