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1. outlay

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌleɪ'] the act of spending or disbursing money.

Synonyms

  • disbursement
  • payment
  • spending
  • defrayal
  • defrayment
  • pump priming
  • deficit spending
  • disbursal
  • compensatory spending
  • expenditure

Antonyms

  • cash
  • credit
  • expensiveness
  • inexpensiveness

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Outlay

  • barclay
  • beaujolais
  • chalet
  • dalai
  • downplay
  • dunlay
  • enrile
  • foreplay
  • grindlay
  • gudelay
  • horseplay
  • inlay
  • interplay
  • mandalay
  • melee
  • nicolay
  • overlay
  • palay
  • rabalais
  • relay

Sentences with outlay


1. Noun, singular or mass
Know which specimens you truly want and be prepared for the major outlay of expense for these items.

2. outlay

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌleɪ'] money paid out; an amount spent.

Synonyms

  • transferred possession
  • transfer payment
  • cost
  • outgo
  • spending
  • expense
  • expenditure

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • appreciate
  • commerce
  • commercialism

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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