Outgoings



[out-goh-ing or for 5, -goh-] /ˈaʊtˌgoʊ ɪŋ or for 5, -ˈgoʊ-/

adjective
1.
out; departing:
outgoing trains.
2.
leaving or retiring from a position or office:
A farewell party was given for the outgoing members of the board of directors.
3.
addressed and ready for posting:
outgoing mail.
4.
of or relating to food prepared for delivery or consumption off the premises:
outgoing orders at the pizza parlor.
5.
interested in and responsive to others; friendly; sociable:
an outgoing personality.
noun
6.
Usually, outgoings. Chiefly British. expenses; money expended.
7.
the act of out:
The ship’s outgoing proved more difficult than its incoming.
8.
something that goes out; effluence:
an outgoing measured in kilowatt hours.
/ˈaʊtˌɡəʊɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
expenditure
/ˈaʊtˌɡəʊɪŋ/
adjective
1.
departing; leaving
2.
leaving or retiring from office: the outgoing chairman
3.
friendly and sociable
noun
4.
the act of going out
adj.

1630s, “that goes out,” from out (adv.) + going. Meaning “sociable, friendly,” attested from 1950, on same notion as in extrovert. Middle English had a noun outgoing “a departure,” mid-14c., from a verb outgo “to go forth,” and Old English had utgangende “outgoing” (literal). Related: Outgoingness.

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