payout
noun Date: 1943 the act of paying out ; payoff

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  • payout — pay‧out [ˈpeɪ aʊt] noun [countable] 1. FINANCE a large sum of money, given to someone for the work they have done: • an increase in commission payouts for some top producing brokers 2. INSURANCE a payment made to someone who has made an insurance …   Financial and business terms

  • payout — n. A taxable payment, such as a dividend, drawn from a company’s earnings and made by that company to its shareholders. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • payout — (n.) 1904, from PAY (Cf. pay) (v.) + OUT (Cf. out). Originally of oil wells that produced enough to justify the expense of drilling them …   Etymology dictionary

  • payout — /peiˈaut, ingl. ˈpeɪˌaut/ s. m. inv. (borsa) distribuzione dei dividendi …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • payout — [pā′out΄] n. 1. a paying out; disbursement 2. an amount paid out, as from earnings; dividend …   English World dictionary

  • Payout — The expected financial return from an investment over a given period of time. Payout may be expressed on an overall or periodic basis as either a percentage of the investment s cost or in a real dollar amount. Payout can also refer to the period… …   Investment dictionary

  • Payout — Pay out, Pay|out [ peɪaʊt ], das; s, s [engl. payout = Auszahlung, aus: to pay out = auszahlen] (Wirtsch.): Rückgewinnung investierten Kapitals. * * * Pay|out, (auch:) Pay out [ peɪaʊt], das; s [engl. payout = Auszahlung, aus: to pay out =… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • payout — [[t]pe͟ɪaʊt[/t]] payouts also pay out N COUNT A payout is a sum of money, especially a large one, that is paid to someone, for example by an insurance company or as a prize. And there s time to win more, with a ₤10,000 payout still to play for… …   English dictionary

  • payout — UK [ˈpeɪaʊt] / US [ˈpeɪˌaʊt] noun [countable] Word forms payout : singular payout plural payouts a large amount of money paid to someone, for example by an insurance company or as a prize in a competition …   English dictionary

  • payout — /ˈpeɪaʊt/ (say payowt) noun 1. a disbursement of money. 2. a sum of money paid out as a reward, gain, or gambling win: a large payout on the pokies. 3. a sum of money paid by a firm to an employee on retirement or redundancy, or as compensation… …   Australian English dictionary

  • payout — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: from the phrase pay out : the act of paying out : expenditure, disbursement federal payout for military aircraft C.J.V.M …   Useful english dictionary

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