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Meaning of OUTLAY

Pronunciation:  [n]'awt`ley, [v]`awt'ley, 'awtley

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of spending or disbursing money
  2. [n]  money paid out

OUTLAY is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: disbursal, disbursement, expenditure, outgo, spending
 Antonyms: income
 See Also: compensatory spending, cost, deficit spending, defrayal, defrayment, expending, expenditure, expense, financial loss, payment, pump priming, transfer payment



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Out*lay"\, v. t.
    To lay out; to spread out; to display. [R.] --Drayton.
  2. \Out"lay`\, n.
    1. A laying out or expending.
    2. That which is expended; expenditure.
    3. An outlying haunt. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: budget, cost, cost out, disburse, disbursement, expend, expenditure, expense, fork out, give, go through, incur costs, invest, lay out, money going out, open the purse, outflow, outgo, outgoings, pay, pay out, payment, put out, run through, schedule, shell out, sink money in, spend, spending, spendings, splurge, squander, throw money around