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Another word for pay

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Verb
  1. To give payment to in return for goods or services rendered

      1. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
      2. To compensate for; make payment for:
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. To offset; counterbalance.
      2. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse:
      3. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
    See also:

    pay

  2. To give compensation to

      1. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
      2. To avenge (an insult or wrongdoing).
      3. To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
      2. To compensate for; make payment for:
      1. To repay (money spent); refund.
      2. To pay back or compensate (another party) for money spent or losses incurred.
      1. To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify.
      2. To make amends to:
      3. Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. To protect against damage, loss, or injury; insure.
      2. To make compensation to for damage, loss, or injury suffered.
      1. To offset; counterbalance.
      2. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse:
      3. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
    See also:

    pay

  3. To set right by giving what is due.

    See also:

    pay

  4. To make as income or profit

      1. To give forth by a natural process, especially by cultivation:
      2. To furnish as return for effort or investment; be productive of:
      3. To give over possession of, as in deference or defeat; surrender:
      1. To go or come back, as to an earlier condition or place:
      2. To revert in speech, thought, or practice:
      3. To revert to a former owner.
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. To comprehend completely or correctly.
      2. To bring into reality; make real:
      3. To make realistic:
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. An openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals.
      2. A device for capturing birds, fish, or insects.
      3. A barrier against flying insects.
      1. Exclusive of deductions; total:
      2. Unmitigated in any way; utter:
      3. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
      1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
      2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
      3. To yield as return or profit:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. Free from clouds, mist, or haze:
      2. Not obscured or darkened; bright:
      3. Easily seen through; transparent:
      1. To introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.
      2. To introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.
      3. To earn money for a company or for the family.
    See also:

    money

  5. To give a satisfactory return to

      1. A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior:
      2. Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
      3. A satisfying return on investment; a profit.
      1. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
      2. To avenge (an insult or wrongdoing).
      3. To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
      2. To compensate for; make payment for:
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. To protect against damage, loss, or injury; insure.
      2. To make compensation to for damage, loss, or injury suffered.
      1. To offset; counterbalance.
      2. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse:
      3. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
    See also:

    pay

Noun
  1. Payment for work done

    See also:

    pay

Idioms:

    pay back

  1. To exact revenge for or from

  2. pay off

  3. To exact revenge for or from

  4. pay off

  5. To give, offer, or promise a bribe to

Another word for pay

Noun
  1. Monetary return

      1. Careful thought; deliberation:
      2. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
      3. A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision:
      1. A payment, profit, or benefit received in addition to a regular wage or salary, especially when due or expected.
      2. Something regarded or claimed as an exclusive right by virtue of one's social position or rank:
      3. A gratuity; a tip.
      1. A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior:
      2. Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
      3. A satisfying return on investment; a profit.
      1. A percentage or share of the profits of an enterprise, especially one given or accepted as a bribe.
      1. The act or process of making amends for a wrong.
      2. Something done or money paid to make amends or compensate for a wrong.
      3. Compensation or remuneration, as for damage or economic loss, required from a nation defeated in war.
      1. Security against damage, loss, or injury.
      2. An exemption from liability for damages resulting from specified conduct, as in a contract indemnifying a party for the performance of certain actions.
      3. Compensation for damage, loss, or injury suffered.
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. To go or come back, as to an earlier condition or place:
      2. To revert in speech, thought, or practice:
      3. To revert to a former owner.
      1. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      2. Something, such as a quality, subject, or activity, that evokes this mental state:
      3. Regard for one's own benefit or advantage; self-interest:
      1. the money or profit derived from a sale, business venture, etc.
      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
      3. To make a gain or profit.
  2. Wages

Verb
  1. To give payment