Definition of payout
: the act of paying out : payoff
Recent Examples of payout from the Web
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino throws in a seat in to its main event satellite (normally $570) from 12:30 p.m. to midnight Sunday on its regular high hand payouts.
Smaller stock payouts were the main reason behind the decline in average CEO pay last year at local public companies.
That eight-figure number was later dispelled by BuzzFeed, and the outrage died down (slightly) when sites noted Gadot's payout was on par with other actors in multi-contract superhero films.
Consider the payout for another deal that was in the news recently — Verizon’s purchase of Yahoo, which closed last week.
Today abortion clinics are disappearing at a record pace, and Medicaid payouts to Planned Parenthood are in jeopardy.
Investors have poured $8.8 billion into Uber at a $70 billion valuation, with the expectation of an I.P.O.—and a huge payout—at some point in the future.
That’s the largest payout Airbnb has made on behalf of its hosts in Florida.
Though the initial payout might seem low, there is still a chance for Gal to earn more money on the wildly successful film.
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First Known Use of payout
PAYOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of payout for English Language Learners
: a usually large amount of money that is given to someone
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