outgo

[out-goh]
noun, plural outgoes.
1.
the act or process of going out: Her illness occasioned a tremendous outgo of affectionate concern.
2.
money paid out; expenditure: a record of income and outgo.
3.
something that goes out; outflow: The outgo of electrical energy had to be increased.
verb (used with object), outwent, outgone, outgoing.
4.
to go beyond; outdistance: to outgo the minimum rquirements.
5.
to surpass, excel, or outdo: Each child was encouraged to outgo the others.
6.
Archaic. to go faster than; excel in speed.

Origin:
1520–30; out- + go1

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outgo
 
vb , -goes, -going, -went, -gone
1.  (tr) to exceed or outstrip
 
n
2.  cost; outgoings; outlay
3.  something that goes out; outflow

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Example sentences
If the income is less than the required outgo, and you have no credit, you are
  in trouble.
When outgo exceeds income, the trust funds are drawn down.
Net return, in this context, is the difference between gross return and gross
  outgo.
These rate and benefit adjustments are expected to keep income and outgo
  roughly balanced on the average.
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