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shell out

verb as in give


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Why would people shell out $500 for an iPhone when flip phones and Blackberries worked just fine?

Fans were still willing to shell out for the product—the company reported a gross profit of $25.5 million.

Both are constrained by the willingness of readers to shell out money for books that may or may not be worth buying.

And if people are going to shell out for an Apple product, they want the real deal, not one that is called “the cheaper option.”

California taxpayers alone will shell out over $1 billion to bring the Common Core to their state.

Old Jackson wouldnt shell out sixpence to save her or anybody else from the gallows.

Brother Flint will please pass round the hat, and let every Hard-shell shell out.

If you would have a seat where you can see and hear still more comfortably you must shell out half-a-crown.

She wondered if she would ever be able to return to the shell out of which the ironic humour of chance had thrust her.

His chief creditor threatened law proceedings against him if he didn't shell out slick.

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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shell out, such as: ante up, disburse, expend, fork over, hand over, and lay out.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.