Go Dutch Meaning

(idiomatic) To pay for one's own food and bills, or split the cost, when eating at a restaurant or going out for entertainment.

Example: 1958, Evelyn Ruth (Millis) Duvall, The Art of Dating, Associated Press, p. 138:
  GOING DUTCH Some girls are quite willing to pay part of the expenses on special dates. When something is planned which is beyond the boy's means. . . .
2005, Rex Reed, reviewing De-Lovely in Mews Items: Amazing But True Cat Stories, by Allan Zullo and Mara Bovsun, p. 193:
  Ashley Olsen may be a teenage zillionaire, but when she's out on the town with pals, she goes dutch.