Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[out-leyd] /ˌaʊtˈleɪd/

simple past tense and past participle of .
[noun out-ley; verb out-ley] /noun ˈaʊtˌleɪ; verb ˌaʊtˈleɪ/
an expending or spending, as of money.
an amount expended; expenditure.
verb (used with object), outlaid, outlaying.
to expend, as money.
noun (ˈaʊtˌleɪ)
an expenditure of money, effort, etc
verb (ˌaʊtˈleɪ) -lays, -laying, -laid
(transitive) to spend (money)

“act or fact of laying out (especially money) or expending,” 1798, originally Scottish, from out (adv.) + lay (v.).


Read Also:

  • Outland

    [noun out-land; adjective out-land, -luh nd] /noun ˈaʊtˌlænd; adjective ˈaʊtˌlænd, -lənd/ noun 1. Usually, outlands. the outlying districts or remote regions of a country; provinces: a name unknown in the outlands. 2. (formerly) the outlying land of a feudal estate, usually granted to tenants. 3. a land. adjective 4. outlying, as districts. 5. . adjective […]

  • Outlander

    [out-lan-der] /ˈaʊtˌlæn dər/ noun 1. a foreigner; alien. 2. an outsider; stranger. /ˈaʊtˌlændə/ noun 1. a foreigner or stranger n. 1590s, “foreigner,” from outland (see outlandish) + -er (1). Probably on model of Dutch uitlander, German ausländer. In South African English it had a specific sense of “not of Boer birth” (1892) and was a […]

  • Outlandish

    [out-lan-dish] /aʊtˈlæn dɪʃ/ adjective 1. freakishly or grotesquely strange or odd, as appearance, dress, objects, ideas, or practices; bizarre: outlandish clothes; outlandish questions. 2. having a foreign appearance. 3. remote from civilized areas; out-of the-way: an outlandish settlement. 4. Archaic. foreign; alien. /aʊtˈlændɪʃ/ adjective 1. grotesquely unconventional in appearance, habits, etc 2. (archaic) foreign adj. […]

  • Outlast

    [out-last, -lahst] /ˌaʊtˈlæst, -ˈlɑst/ verb (used with object) 1. to endure or longer than: The pyramids outlasted the civilization that built them. 2. to live longer than; outlive. /ˈaʊtˌlɑːst/ verb 1. (transitive) to last longer than v. “to last longer than,” 1570s, from out (adv.) + last (v.). Related: Outlasted; outlasting.

Disclaimer: Outlaid definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.