Definition of Outgo

1. Noun. Money paid out; an amount spent.

Exact synonyms: Expenditure, Outlay, Spending
Generic synonyms: Transferred Possession, Transferred Property
Specialized synonyms: Cost, Expense, Transfer Payment
Derivative terms: Expend
Antonyms: Income



2. Verb. Be or do something to a greater degree. "Sam cannot outgo Sue "; "This car outperforms all others in its class"

Definition of Outgo

1. v. t. To go beyond; to exceed in swiftness; to surpass; to outdo.

2. n. That which goes out, or is paid out; outlay; expenditure; -- the opposite of income.

Definition of Outgo

1. Verb. (poetic) To go out, to set forth. ¹

2. Verb. (archaic) To go further; to exceed or surpass; go beyond. ¹

3. Verb. To overtake; to travel faster than. ¹

4. Verb. To outdo; exceed; surpass. ¹

5. Noun. The act or process of going out. ¹

6. Noun. A quantity of a substance or thing that has flowed out; an outflow. ¹

7. Noun. (context: Business or Commerce) an expenditure, cost or outlay. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outgo

1. to go beyond [v OUTWENT, OUTGONE, OUTGOING, OUTGOES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outgo

outgleaming
outgleams
outglitter
outglittered
outglittering
outglitters
outglow
outglowed
outglowing
outglows
outgnaw
outgnawed
outgnawing
outgnawn
outgnaws
outgo (current term)
outgoer
outgoers
outgoes
outgoing
outgoingly
outgoingness
outgoingnesses
outgoings
outgone
outgrade
outgrades
outgreen
outgreened
outgreening

Literary usage of Outgo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Nature of Capital and Income by Irving Fisher (1906)
"Hereafter, when the terms "income" or "outgo" are used alone, the value sense will be understood. The value of any individual service or disservice ..."

2. The Influence of Inanition on Metabolism by Francis Gano Benedict (1907)
"Comparison of changes in body weight with balance of income and outgo—Metabolism experiments Nos. 79-83, 80, and 89. 1 The data in this column should not be ..."

3. Handbook of Railroad Expenses by James Shirley Eaton (1913)
"Operating Receipts and Disbursements: Intake and outgo. ... Between the general intake and the opposing general outgo, intervene the plant and the processes ..."

4. The Influence of Inanition on Metabolism by Francis Gano Benedict (1907)
"CHANGES IN BODY-WEIGHT COMPARED WITH BALANCE OF INCOME AND outgo. The ingestion of food complicates somewhat the striking of the balance of income and outgo ..."

5. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"CHAPTER II —THE MATERIAL outgo OF PLANTS i. TRANSPIRATION The term transpiration. — Frequent reference has already been made to the most important outgo of ..."

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