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disbursement(Act of disbursing), noun alloting, allotment, apportioning, apportionment, assigning by lot, compensating, dealing out, dispersal, disposal, dissemination, dividing, handing out, laying out, outgo, outlay, parceling out
disbursement(Funds paid out), noun allowance, compensation, costs, defrayal, defrayment, emolument, expense, fees, money going out, moneys exxended, moneys paid out, outgo, outlay, pay, payment, recompense, redress, reimbursement, remittance, repayment, restitution, spendings
Associated concepts: disbursements necessarily paid or innurred, legal disbursements, necessary disbursements
See also: advance, amortization, appropriation, charge, collection, commission, consideration, cost, donation, expenditure, fee, installment, maintenance, outlay, overhead, payment, price, recompense, reimbursement, remittance, upkeep
disbursementa cost incurred by a lawyer other than fees; in Scotland, an outlay.
DISBURSEMENT. Literally, to take money out of a purse. Figuratively, to pay
out money; to expend money; and sometimes it signifies to advance money.
2. A master of a ship makes disbursements, whether with his own money or that of the owner, when he defrays expenses for the ship.
3. An executor, guardian, trustee, or other accountant, is said to have made disbursements when he expended money on account of the estate which he holds. These, when properly made, are always allowed in the settlement of the accounts.