expenditure vs outlay what difference

what is difference between expenditure and outlay

English

Etymology

From stem of Medieval Latin expenditus, irregular perfect passive participle of expendo (I weigh, I pay out), +‎ -ure (process or result)

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/, /ɪkˈspɛndɪt͡ʃə/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧pen‧di‧ture

Noun

expenditure (usually uncountable, plural expenditures)

  1. (uncountable, countable) Act of expending or paying out.
  2. (uncountable, countable) The amount expended; expense; outlay.
    The expenditure of time, money, and political capital on this project has been excessive.

Synonyms

  • (act of expending):
  • (amount expended): disbursement, expense, payment, cost, charge, outlay

Translations



English

Etymology

From out- +‎ lay.

Pronunciation

  • (noun) IPA(key): /ˈaʊtleɪ/
  • (verb) IPA(key): /aʊtˈleɪ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪ

Noun

outlay (countable and uncountable, plural outlays)

  1. A laying out or expending; that which is laid out or expended.
  2. The spending of money, or an expenditure.
  3. (archaic) A remote haunt or habitation.
    • c. 1609, Francis Beaumont, Philaster, or Love Lies a-Bleeding
      I know her and her haunts, Her lays, leaps, and outlays, and will discover all.

Translations

Verb

outlay (third-person singular simple present outlays, present participle outlaying, simple past and past participle outlaid)

  1. (transitive) To lay or spread out; expose; display.
  2. (transitive) To spend, or distribute money.

Translations

Anagrams

  • lay out, lay-out, layout

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