pay out


  • The Great Eastern paying out the Atlantic Cable
    The Great Eastern paying out the Atlantic Cable
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v pay out expend, as from a fund
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the U.S. the most common excuse made to get out of paying a ticket is to say they missed the sign
    • Pay out to cause to run out, as rope
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  • Oscar Wilde
    “Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old-fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out.”
  • Thomas Carlyle
    “There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out.”
  • Mary Ann Allison
    Mary Ann Allison
    “Hire the best. Pay them fairly. Communicate frequently. Provide challenges and rewards. Believe in them. Get out of their way and they'll knock your socks off.”
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    “Why should people pay good money to go out and see bad films when they can stay home and see bad television for nothing?”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. payer—L. pacāre, to appease; cf. pax, peace.


In literature:

Then I had to pay out some money, and thought I would look over my gold.
"Memoirs" by Charles Godfrey Leland
They will get the work out in a hurry, as I shall pay them to do it.
"Frank Merriwell's Cruise" by Burt L. Standish
I don't like such joking; I'll pay you out well for it!
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston
Fixed charges are sums you have to pay out regularly, week after week, or year after year.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Why do men pay out of their hard-earned wages to support unions now?
"Socialism" by John Spargo
When it came, Mr. Parkman took out his purse, expecting to pay it himself, but Mr. George took out his purse too.
"Rollo in Holland" by Jacob Abbott
I guess we'll pay him out for lyin'.
"Elder Conklin" by Frank Harris
Prospecting, panning out, and discovery that it pays.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
I shall pay out for you, so you may depend upon having the line properly tended.
"The Castaways" by Harry Collingwood
An-ina moved on towards the forest bearing her burden of ropes, paying out the line as she went.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
He could pay for it out of his profits soon, and make a fortune without any outlay.
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
If you hadn't scolded me I might have been kind; but I always, always pay people out.
"Moor Fires" by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
Lefty sidled out as Nick was paying me off.
"Card Trick" by Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett
He would pay her out for that, he thought, if he could be the winner in this struggle.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
I shall make forty thousand out of the venture, and I can afford to pay a heavy interest.
"Freaks of Fortune" by Oliver Optic
It was a regular transaction, and it was by no means unusual to pay out money in this way.
"The Man Who Knew" by Edgar Wallace
I made it out for him, and asked if he wanted to pay currency or give a check for it.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
She told us I would be the onliest man on the place that would pay out my mule and sure 'nough I was.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
Of course, if you won't let me have it, I'll just have to pay for the hardware out of my allowance.
"The Campfire Girls of Roselawn" by Margaret Penrose
When you come out of this I reckon you'll be willin' to pay up like a man, an' join us.
"Down the Slope" by James Otis

In poetry:

You say, I will pay it—
Else you'll take out my phone?
You better let
My phone alone.
"Madam And The Phone Bill" by Langston Hughes
Six days of the week it soils
With its sickening poison -
Just for paying a few bills!
That's out of proportion.
"Toads" by Philip Larkin
Tears fell out of his eyen two,
He would have gone his way--
"Fare well, friends, and have good day,
I ne have more to pay."
"Robin Hood" by Henry Morley
He held out then
A writing, as he went,
And ask'd me, when
False man would be content
To pay again
What God and Nature lent.
"Upon Time" by Robert Herrick
"O where were ye, my merry young men
That I pay meat and fee,
That ye woudna waken me out o' my sleep
When my love ye did see?"
"The Broomfield Hill" by Andrew Lang
Thou Rome, God bids come out from thee.
and giue thee double pay:
Thou Rome, if so, he would vs blesse,
though thou and thine say nay.
"A description of olde Rome" by Roger Cotton

In news:

Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. A Colorado Springs man is warning everyone to pay close attention when you get money out of the ATM.
The bill instead focuses on an expansion of crop insurance, offering affordable policies that pay out to farmers who experience poor yields or declining product value.
City considers whether food trucks would take a bite out of tax-paying businesses.
Will Milton's New Private Prison Pay Out.
Bladder Bust Is A Big Hit On Tuesday Night For all of you who enjoy getting out during the week without having to worry about shelling out too much before pay day, IN has found just what you.
HOLLAND, MI – Out at the rest area on eastbound I-196 between Zeeland and Hudsonville, a new memorial marker pays tribute to those who have served to defend their country.
Attendance at out-of-state conferences this year are down considerably since Alabama legislators were required to pay their own way.
That's the case for thousands of employees across the country who are striking and walking out of jobs rather than accept changes to their pay and benefits.
Thousands of workers across the US are striking and walking out of jobs rather than accept pay and benefit changes.
College websites must now offer calculators to help family's figure out how much money they'll need to pay for their child's education.
WASHINGTON (AP) — One out of every five Americans lives in a community that pays a for-profit company to install and operate cameras that record traffic violations.
The loans will help them stay on-the-air through the FCC's incentive spectrum auction, and require a pay out from auction proceeds.
The District of Columbia has rolled out a pay-by-phone payment service for its 17,000 parking meters, the city announced Thursday.
Mobile payment services need to figure out how to ensure that you get the same credit card rewards and benefits as you would paying with plastic.
And as combines come out of storage, dealerships across the country are experiencing their annual bonus to their budgets as farmers pay for expensive repairs due to critters getting caught in the machinery.

In science:

In order to work out the notion of macroscopic definability, one has to pay more attention to partitioning the system into subsystems.
Geometry of irreversibility: The film of nonequilibrium states
This mixed strategy equilibrium pays out 1 to each player.
Quantized Poker
Before addressing related fundamental scientific challenges in economics, we will therefore point out practical challenges one needs to pay attention to.
Fundamental and Real-World Challenges in Economics
We will consider contracts, which can pay out some reward at each time step and that can depend on everything (actions chosen and symbols observed) that has happened up until this time and we want to maximize the accumulated reward at time T .
Axioms for Rational Reinforcement Learning
Moreover, it turns out that there is no way to bound the time at which these theories are produced—they happen when nature chooses, if the method is paying attention.
Causal Conclusions that Flip Repeatedly and Their Justification
Any split on a random continuous attribute is unlikely to generate su(cid:14)cient gain to \pay for" the threshold, so such tests will tend to be (cid:12)ltered out by Rel  but not by Rel .
Improved Use of Continuous Attributes in C4.5
This inference can be backed up if one pays attention to the fact that the orbital velocity is comparable in value with the velocity of the wind outflow.
Spectral study of MWC560. Parameters of the system, the hot source and the jets
Special attention is payed to meson mass corrections which turn out to be large. A “shopping list” is presented of most important nonperturbative parameters which enter distribution amplitudes.
Handbook of Higher Twist Distribution Amplitudes of Vector Mesons in QCD
Since all such points lie in the set Z, we can do this by neglecting Z in all our computations, and it turns out that this is not a very heavy price to pay.
Multifractal formalism derived from thermodynamics
Conjecture 2.3), all European claims written on the risky security, i.e., claims paying out g(ST ) at time T for some bounded payoff function g , are replicable.6 Hence, the assumption of only a single traded risky security with F W -adapted dividends is not restrictive.
Incomplete Continuous-time Securities Markets with Stochastic Income Volatility
The company controls the dividend pay-out dynamically with the ob jective to maximize the expected total discounted dividends until ruin.
Optimal dividend control for a generalized risk model with investment incomes and debit interest
Azcue and Muler (2005) considered the Cr´amer-Lundberg model with reinsurance and dividend payments and proved the optimal dividend payment policy maximizing the expected total discounted dividend pay-outs is also a band strategy.
Optimal dividend control for a generalized risk model with investment incomes and debit interest
The company controls dynamically the dividend pay-outs: the times and the amounts of dividends to be paid out. A control strategy is described by a dividend distribution process L = {Lt}t≥0 .
Optimal dividend control for a generalized risk model with investment incomes and debit interest
The ob jective of the company is to find an optimal dividend payout scheme L in the set of admissible strategies Π such that the expectation of total discounted dividend pay-outs until the time of ruin is maximized.
Optimal dividend control for a generalized risk model with investment incomes and debit interest
Consider a dividend strategy L′ that the insurer pays out dividends continuously at rate l until time S1 ∧ h.
Optimal dividend control for a generalized risk model with investment incomes and debit interest