outlay

  • 1outlay — out‧lay [ˈaʊtleɪ] noun [countable, uncountable] FINANCE an amount of money that has to be spent, especially at the start of a new business, project etc: • The company s initial outlay would be about $56m. ˌcapital ˈoutlay FINANCE money spent on… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2Outlay — Out*lay , v. t. To lay out; to spread out; to display. [R.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Outlay — Out lay , n. 1. A laying out or expending. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is expended; expenditure. [1913 Webster] 3. An outlying haunt. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4outlay — I noun amount expended, budgeted items, charge, cost, disbursement, expenditure, expense, impensa, outgo, payment, spending, sumptus II index bear the expense, charge (cost) …

    Law dictionary

  • 5outlay — (n.) act or fact of laying out (especially money) or expending, 1798, originally Scottish, from OUT (Cf. out) + LAY (Cf. lay) (v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6outlay — [n] expenses bite*, bottom line*, charge, cost, damage, disbursement, expenditure, expense, highway robbery*, investment, price tag, score*, setback*, spending, tab*, throw*, tune*; concept 344 Ant. income, pay …

    New thesaurus

  • 7outlay — ► NOUN ▪ an amount of money spent …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8outlay — [out′lā΄; ] for v. [ out lā′, out′lā΄] n. 1. a spending (of money, energy, etc.) 2. money, etc. spent vt. outlaid, outlaying to spend (money) …

    English World dictionary

  • 9outlay — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, huge, large, massive ▪ modest (esp. BrE), small ▪ initial ▪ T …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10outlay — out|lay [ˈautleı] n [U and C] the amount of money that you have to spend in order to start a new business, activity etc →↑expense, cost ↑cost small/modest/considerable/large etc outlay ▪ For a relatively small outlay, you can start a home… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11outlay — [[t]a͟ʊtleɪ[/t]] outlays N VAR: usu with supp Outlay is the amount of money that you have to spend in order to buy something or start a project. Apart from the capital outlay of buying the machine, dishwashers can actually save you money... A… …

    English dictionary

  • 12outlay — UK [ˈaʊtˌleɪ] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms outlay : singular outlay plural outlays the amount of money that you must spend in order to buy something or to start a new business or project an initial outlay of over £300,000 …

    English dictionary

  • 13outlay — n. spending of money 1) to make outlays for 2) a capital; huge; large; modest; small outlay * * * [ aʊtleɪ] huge large modest small outlay [ spending of money ] to make outlays for a capital …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14outlay — noun (C, U) the amount of money that you have to spend in order to start a new business, activity etc: For a relatively small outlay you can start manufacturing T shirts. (+ on/for): House buyers usually have a large initial outlay on carpets and …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15outlay — / aυtleɪ/ noun money spent, expenditure ♦ for a modest outlay for a small sum ● For a modest outlay he was able to take control of the business …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 16outlay — 1. noun the spending of money, or an expenditure Without too much outlay you could buy a dictionary. 2. verb to spend, or distribute money …

    Wiktionary

  • 17outlay — The money a bettor wagers is called his or her outlay …

    Equestrian sports dictionary

  • 18outlay — out|lay [ aut,leı ] noun count or uncount the amount of money that you must spend in order to buy something or to start a new business or project: an initial outlay of over $300,000 …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19outlay — noun the initial outlay of funds was within their means Syn: expenditure, expenses, spending, cost, price, payment, investment Ant: profit …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20outlay — buhalterinės sąnaudos statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Sąnaudos, patirtos prieš gaunant mokėjimą. atitikmenys: angl. outlay šaltinis NATO mokymų ir pratybų finansavimo terminų žodynas AAP 43(1), 2009 …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)