Definition of payout
: the act of paying out : payoff
Recent Examples of payout from the Web
Kiewit’s big payout represents only a fraction of the financial windfall created by the Oroville crisis.
The same person called again about seven minutes later and complained about payout policies at the slot machines.
In response, the board lengthened the performance period for part of the bosses’ stock and adjusted the metrics that determine payout.
As for payout terms, the guild said Times employees of 35 years or more will get two years of pay, while those with less than 35, but more than 11 will get three weeks' pay for every full year of service.
Boards of directors increasingly require that CEOs push their stock price higher to collect their maximum possible payout, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index returned 12 percent last year.
His payout under the company’s long-term compensation plan fell by about $6 million, and his annual bonus shrank by $1 million to $4.3 million, according to the company’s proxy.
Only a year ago, the typical payout for sites carrying adult banners was just US3 cents to 5 cents per click.
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First Known Use of payout
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Definition of payout for English Language Learners
: a usually large amount of money that is given to someone
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