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The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre.
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  1. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre.
  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. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
A formal tax statement on the required official form indicating taxable income, allowed deductions, exemptions, and the computed tax that is due.
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  1. A formal tax statement on the required official form indicating taxable income, allowed deductions, exemptions, and the computed tax that is due.
  2. A recurrence, as of a periodic occasion or event:
  3. The act of bringing or sending something back to a previous place, condition, or owner:
(Econ.) The share of the total product of industry that goes to labor, as distinguished from the share taken by capital
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  1. (Econ.) The share of the total product of industry that goes to labor, as distinguished from the share taken by capital
  2. The payment to an employee, usually based on hours worked or quantity of goods or services produced. The payment to an employee, usually based on hours worked or quantity of goods or services produced.
  3. Money paid to an employee for work done, and usually figured on an hourly, daily, or piecework basis
The act of paying or the state of being paid.
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  1. The act of paying or the state of being paid.
  2. (Countable) A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services.
  3. Delivery of funds in settlement of a claim or debt; fulfillment of a monetary obligation. Delivery of funds in settlement of a claim or debt; fulfillment of a monetary obligation.
The act of remunerating
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  1. The act of remunerating
  2. That which remunerates; reward; pay; recompense; compensation
  3. Something, such as a payment, that remunerates.
An entrusting, as of power and authority, to a person or body
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  1. An entrusting, as of power and authority, to a person or body
  2. A formal written document from a government or court empowering the individual named therein to hold an appointive office or to perform official duties. In the case of an appointive office, the individual must receive the commission before she can act in their official capacity.
  3. (Mil.) An official certificate conferring rank; specif., a document issued by the government, making one a commissioned officer in the U.S. armed forces
The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
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  1. The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  2. Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution. Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution.
  3. One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
Any periodic payment, as a pension or allowance
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  1. Any periodic payment, as a pension or allowance
  2. A fixed and regular payment, such as a salary for services rendered or an allowance.
  3. A fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
An instance of being satisfied or a source of gratification:
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  1. An instance of being satisfied or a source of gratification:
  2. Assurance beyond doubt or question; complete conviction:
  3. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt. A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt.
The price of labor in an economy.
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  1. The price of labor in an economy.
  2. A regular payment, usually on an hourly, daily, or weekly basis, made by an employer to an employee, especially for manual or unskilled work.
  3. The payment to an employee, usually based on hours worked or quantity of goods or services produced. The payment to an employee, usually based on hours worked or quantity of goods or services produced.
Money or a thing of value that derives from a sale. Money or a thing of value that derives from a sale.
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  1. Money or a thing of value that derives from a sale. Money or a thing of value that derives from a sale.
Involvement with or participation in something:
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  1. Involvement with or participation in something:
  2. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
  3. An interest group.
Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
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  1. Something given or done to make up for a loss, injury, etc.; compensation
  2. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
  3. Payment in return for something, such as a service.
A duty, typically arising from contract, in which one promises to make good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from a particular event or contingency.
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  1. A duty, typically arising from contract, in which one promises to make good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from a particular event or contingency.
  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. Legal exemption from penalties or liabilities incurred by one's actions
Something done or money paid to make amends or compensate for a wrong.
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  1. Something done or money paid to make amends or compensate for a wrong.
  2. Compensation by a nation defeated in a war for economic losses suffered by the victor or for crimes committed against individuals, payable in money, labor, goods, etc.
  3. The act or process of repairing or the condition of being repaired.
(Informal) A commission, rebate, or share, esp. when received in an illegitimate transaction
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  1. (Informal) A commission, rebate, or share, esp. when received in an illegitimate transaction
  2. A percentage or share of the profits of an enterprise, especially one given or accepted as a bribe.
  3. A percentage of an amount of money taken by a third-party as a bribe or as part of an unlawful enterprise.
Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
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  1. Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
  2. (Psychology) The return for performance of a desired behavior; positive reinforcement.
  3. A satisfying return on investment; a profit.
A privilege or benefit to which a person, institution, etc. is entitled by virtue of status, position, or the like; prerogative; right
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  1. A privilege or benefit to which a person, institution, etc. is entitled by virtue of status, position, or the like; prerogative; right
  2. Something regarded or claimed as an exclusive right by virtue of one's social position or rank:
  3. A payment, profit, or benefit received in addition to a regular wage or salary, especially when due or expected.
A thought or opinion produced by considering
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  1. A thought or opinion produced by considering
  2. The act of considering; careful thought or attention; deliberation
  3. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
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  1. Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
  2. Payment for work done.
  3. (Biology) The increase in size or activity of one part of an organism or organ that makes up for the loss or dysfunction of another.
Fixed compensation for services, paid to a person on a regular basis.
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  1. Fixed compensation for services, paid to a person on a regular basis.
(Informal) One who is hired:
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  1. (Informal) One who is hired:
  2. (Informal) A person who is hired; employee
  3. The amount paid to get the services of a person or the use of a thing
(--- Historical) Heritable land held from a feudal lord in return for service; fief; feudal benefice
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  1. (--- Historical) Heritable land held from a feudal lord in return for service; fief; feudal benefice
  2. Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
  3. A payment invoiced or made for the performance of services; an interest in or ownership of real estate See fee simple. A payment invoiced or made for the performance of services; an interest in or ownership of real estate See fee simple.
The injured party’s right to claim payment from the party with the duty.
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  1. The injured party’s right to claim payment from the party with the duty.
  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. A duty, typically arising from contract, in which one promises to make good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from a particular event or contingency.
  1. Wages, money earned, income
  2. Wages, salary, or other recompense earned by working
  3. Money made by an investment or an enterprise; profits
An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution.
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  1. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution. An agreement achieved between the adversaries before judgment in a trial, or before the trial begins, thereby obviating the need for it; completed payment of a debt or contractual obligation; a closing on a house; the completion by the executor of an estate of its distribution.
  2. The act or process of settling:
  3. (Law) A settled place of abode; residence; a right growing out of legal residence.
The act of considering; careful thought or attention; deliberation
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  1. The act of considering; careful thought or attention; deliberation
  2. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
  3. A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision:
(Business, management, accounting) The act of compensating someone for an expense.
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  1. (Business, management, accounting) The act of compensating someone for an expense.
(Law) Reparation for personal injuries.
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  1. (Law) Reparation for personal injuries.
The act of one who reckons; count or computation
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  1. The act of one who reckons; count or computation
  2. The act or process of calculating the position of a ship or an aircraft.
  3. The settlement of rewards or penalties for any action
A payment given to a professional person for services for which fees are not legally or traditionally required.
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  1. A payment given to a professional person for services for which fees are not legally or traditionally required.
(Obs.) A bribe
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  1. (Obs.) A bribe
  2. A merited reward or recompense.
  3. Merit; worth
A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior:
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  1. A consequence that happens to someone as a result of worthy or unworthy behavior:
  2. Something given in return for good or, sometimes, evil, or for service or merit
  3. Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
  1. Retaliation or reprisal; vengeance.
  2. Return, as for an injury or friendly act.
  3. Something given or done in return; repayment, reward, retaliation, or compensation
Payment for an office or employment; compensation.
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  1. Payment for an office or employment; compensation.
  2. A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office. A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office.
  3. Gain from employment or position; payment received for work; salary, wages, fees, etc.
A precise instant, second, minute, hour, day, week, month, or year, determined by clock or calendar; specif., the present instant, determined by clock
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  1. A precise instant, second, minute, hour, day, week, month, or year, determined by clock or calendar; specif., the present instant, determined by clock
  2. Indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every moment there has ever been or ever will be
  3. The hourly pay rate:
A rate of pay 50% greater than normal; especially for overtime
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  1. A rate of pay 50% greater than normal; especially for overtime
  2. A rate of pay that is one and a half times the regular rate, as for overtime work.
(Dance) A dance step pattern with six steps
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  1. (Dance) A dance step pattern with six steps
  2. A rate of pay, as for overtime work, that is twice the regular rate.
  3. (Music) Duple time
To serve to balance or offset something
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  1. To serve to balance or offset something
  2. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
  3. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse:
To award compensation for; make a return for:
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  1. To award compensation for; make a return for:
  2. To award compensation to:
  3. To repay (a person, etc.); reward; compensate
To serve as a reward to or for
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  1. To serve as a reward to or for
  2. To give a reward for
To compensate for; make payment for:
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  1. To compensate for; make payment for:
  2. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
  3. To pay or compensate (a person) for (work or service done, loss incurred, etc.); reward; recompense
To repay (money spent); refund.
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  1. To repay (money spent); refund.
  2. To repay or compensate (a person) for expenses, damages, losses, etc.
  3. To pay back or compensate (another party) for money spent or losses incurred.
To make a return or compensation for:
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  1. To make a return or compensation for:
  2. To do or give (an equivalent) in return
  3. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
To repay for what has been lost or damaged; compensate for a loss, etc.; reimburse
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  1. To repay for what has been lost or damaged; compensate for a loss, etc.; reimburse
  2. To protect against or keep free from loss, damage, etc.; insure
  3. To promise to make good another’s financial loss or liability resulting from a particular event or contingency. To promise to make good another’s financial loss or liability resulting from a particular event or contingency.
(Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
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  1. (Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
  2. To get rid of; acquit oneself of; pay (a debt) or perform (a duty)
  3. To lose or give off a stored electrical charge
To get back; recover or regain:
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  1. To get back; recover or regain:
  2. To make back, as an investment.
  3. (Law) To reduce (the amount of a monetary claim made by a party in a legal action) because of a failure of that party to perform an obligation under the contract or law related to the claim.
To make repayment
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  1. To make repayment
  2. To replace (an old bond issue) with a new bond issue, often at a lower rate of interest
  3. To give back, especially money; return or repay:
To return in kind; To repay; to recompense; to reward.
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  1. To return in kind; To repay; to recompense; to reward.
  2. To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.
  3. (Now Rare) To give or do in return
To establish in business, office, work, marriage, etc.
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  1. To establish in business, office, work, marriage, etc.
  2. To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
  3. To become more stable or composed; stop fluctuating or changing
To deal with
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  1. To deal with
  2. To settle accounts with or to settle claims with
  3. To take into account.
To become more moderate in force or intensity
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  1. To become more moderate in force or intensity
  2. To send (money) in payment
  3. (Obs.) To give up; surrender
(Idiomatic) To relinquish control or possession of something to someone.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To relinquish control or possession of something to someone.
To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
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  1. To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
  2. To set, by contract or stipulation, a fixed amount for damages resulting from a particular harm.
  3. To dispose of or get rid of, as by killing
To manage, administer to, or represent:
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  1. To manage, administer to, or represent:
  2. To act or function in a given way while in operation:
  3. To manage, operate, or use with the hand or hands; manipulate
To permit one to have or take:
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  1. To permit one to have or take:
  2. To accord or tender to another:
  3. To submit for consideration, acceptance, or use:
To meet in order to deliberate together or compare views; consult:
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  1. To meet in order to deliberate together or compare views; consult:
  2. To have a conference or talk; meet for discussion; converse
  3. To give, grant, or bestow
To give a gift of personal property by means of a will. See also devise.
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  1. To give a gift of personal property by means of a will. See also devise.
  2. (Law) To give or leave by will; to give by testament.
  3. (Law) To leave or give (personal property) by will.
To undertake the payment of (costs or expenses); pay.
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  1. To undertake the payment of (costs or expenses); pay.
  2. To pay or furnish the money for (the cost or expenses)
  3. To pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.); to meet (the cost of something).
To be introduced to; get acquainted with
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  1. To be introduced to; get acquainted with
  2. To deal or contend with effectively:
  3. To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
To pay in advance, or beforehand; as, to prepay postage.
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  1. To pay in advance, or beforehand; as, to prepay postage.
To go forward; move ahead
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  1. To go forward; move ahead
  2. To cause to move forward:
  3. To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
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  1. (Rare) To spend or disburse money.
  2. To lay out; spend:
  3. To use up; consume:
To pay out, as from a fund; expend.
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  1. To pay out, as from a fund; expend.
  2. (Finance) To pay out, expend; usually from a public fund or treasury.
To become clear, unclouded, etc.
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  1. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
  2. To give clearance or authorization to:
  3. To give or get clearance for
To resolve or bring into accord
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  1. To resolve or bring into accord
  2. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
  3. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
To discharge (a debt or obligation, for example) in full.
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  1. To discharge (a debt or obligation, for example) in full.
  2. To provide sufficient explanation to dispel or answer (a doubt or question).
  3. To give satisfaction.
To supply funds to:
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  1. To supply funds to:
  2. To provide or raise the funds or capital for:
  3. To obtain money, credit, or capital for
To put or convert into a long-term debt that bears interest
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  1. To put or convert into a long-term debt that bears interest
  2. To provide money for the payment of principal or interest on (a debt)
  3. To provide funds for:
To kick or strike so as to cause the object struck to collapse or fall inwards.
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  1. To kick or strike so as to cause the object struck to collapse or fall inwards.
  2. (Intransitive, idiomatic) To contribute, especially to a collection of money.
  3. (Intransitive, idiomatic) To start or connect suddenly.
(Idiomatic) to discover something by digging; to unearth
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  1. (Idiomatic) to discover something by digging; to unearth
To support (a plant, etc.) by tying to a stake
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  1. To support (a plant, etc.) by tying to a stake
  2. To mark the location or limits of with stakes. Often used with out:
  3. To gamble or risk; hazard:
(Intransitive, idiomatic, chiefly US) to accept a charge and pay for it, especially at a bar or restaurant.
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  1. (Intransitive, idiomatic, chiefly US) to accept a charge and pay for it, especially at a bar or restaurant.
To pay out, to hand over
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  1. To pay out, to hand over
(Idiomatic) To pay (implies lots of money).
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  1. (Idiomatic) To pay (implies lots of money).
  2. To turn over soil with a gardening fork.
(Idiomatic) To give an appearance or impression; to project a certain image.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To give an appearance or impression; to project a certain image.
To bring into the correct position, as with reference to a line, course, etc.
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  1. To bring into the correct position, as with reference to a line, course, etc.
  2. To bring into a position or arrangement that is straight, upright, perpendicular, even across, etc.
  3. To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation:
Alternative spelling of ante up.
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  1. Alternative spelling of ante up.
  2. To pay a fee necessary to play a game, typically a card game
  3. To contribute one's share of a payment, or to pay what is due
To expel from the lungs, throat, etc. by coughing
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  1. To expel from the lungs, throat, etc. by coughing
  2. (Idiomatic) to lose a competition by one's own mistakes, usually near the end of the contest
  3. (Idiomatic) to pay money, to disburse, usually reluctantly or with difficulty.
To give, send, or do (something equivalent to what has been given, sent, or done); give, send, or do in requital or reciprocation
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  1. To give, send, or do (something equivalent to what has been given, sent, or done); give, send, or do in requital or reciprocation
  2. To give back to the owner:
  3. To send, put, or carry back:
(Intransitive) To become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit.
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  1. (Intransitive) To become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit.
  2. To pay back (repay, pay off) the entirety of a loan, thereby effecting the release of a lien on.
  3. (Informal) To bribe, especially to deter oversight.
  1. To distribute money; to disburse
  2. To repay, take revenge
  3. (Nautical) To slacken a rope by lengthening it; to allow a rope to run out.
(Intransitive) To become sweet.
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  1. (Intransitive) To become sweet.
  2. To increase the value of (an offer) in order to induce acceptance, promote sales, etc.
  3. To make less painful or laborious; to relieve.
(Idiomatic) To relax.
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To give back, either in return or in compensation:
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  1. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
  2. To reward or punish
  3. To pay back:
To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
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  1. To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
  2. To exact or mete out punishment.
  3. To handle or use roughly; damage or hurt:
To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
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  1. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
  2. To return in kind; To repay; to recompense; to reward.
  3. (Now Rare) To give or do in return
To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
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  1. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
  2. To serve as or provide a substitute or counterbalance.
  3. (Psychol.) To engage in compensation
To make repayment or requital for; compensate (a loss, injury, etc.)
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  1. To make repayment or requital for; compensate (a loss, injury, etc.)
  2. To award compensation to:
  3. To repay (a person, etc.); reward; compensate
To compensate for; make payment for:
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  1. To compensate for; make payment for:
  2. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
  3. To pay or compensate (a person) for (work or service done, loss incurred, etc.); reward; recompense
(Psychol.) To engage in compensation
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  1. (Psychol.) To engage in compensation
  2. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
  3. To serve as or provide a substitute or counterbalance.
To repay for what has been lost or damaged; compensate for a loss, etc.; reimburse
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  1. To repay for what has been lost or damaged; compensate for a loss, etc.; reimburse
  2. To protect against or keep free from loss, damage, etc.; insure
  3. To promise to make good another’s financial loss or liability resulting from a particular event or contingency. To promise to make good another’s financial loss or liability resulting from a particular event or contingency.
To award compensation for; make a return for:
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  1. To award compensation for; make a return for:
  2. To award compensation to:
  3. To repay (a person, etc.); reward; compensate
To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
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  1. To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  2. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
  3. To set right; rectify or remedy, often by making compensation for (a wrong, grievance, etc.)
To pay back (money spent)
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  1. To pay back (money spent)
  2. To repay or compensate (a person) for expenses, damages, losses, etc.
To compensate for; make payment for:
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  1. To compensate for; make payment for:
  2. To pay or compensate (a person) for (work or service done, loss incurred, etc.); reward; recompense
  3. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
To pay back.
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  1. To pay back.
  2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
  3. To pay back:
To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.
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  1. To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.
  2. (Now Rare) To give or do in return
  3. To return in kind; To repay; to recompense; to reward.
To lay out; spend:
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  1. To lay out; spend:
  2. (Rare) To spend or disburse money.
  3. To spend
To accord or tender to another:
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  1. To accord or tender to another:
  2. To place in the hands of; pass:
  3. To perform for an audience:
To spend or disburse (money).
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  1. To spend or disburse (money).
To wear out; exhaust:
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  1. To wear out; exhaust:
  2. To give or devote (time, labor, thought, or effort) to some enterprise or for some purpose
  3. To use up or put out; expend:
To relieve (a ship, for example) of a burden or of contents; unload.
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  1. To relieve (a ship, for example) of a burden or of contents; unload.
  2. (Electricity) To cause the release of stored energy or electric charge from (a battery, for example).
  3. To shoot:
In bankruptcy or insolvency, to terminate a business by the sale of its assets to pay its liabilities.
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  1. In bankruptcy or insolvency, to terminate a business by the sale of its assets to pay its liabilities.
  2. To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
  3. To set, by contract or stipulation, a fixed amount for damages resulting from a particular harm.
To discharge (a debt or obligation, for example) in full.
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  1. To discharge (a debt or obligation, for example) in full.
  2. To meet or be sufficient for (a requirement); conform to the requirements of (a standard, for example):
  3. To discharge an obligation to (a creditor).
To move downward; sink or descend, especially gradually:
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  1. To move downward; sink or descend, especially gradually:
  2. To cast itself, as darkness, fog, etc. over a landscape, or gloom or silence over a person or group; descend
  3. To discontinue moving and come to rest in one place:
To bring into balance; settle:
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  1. To bring into balance; settle:
  2. In a square shape.
  3. Directly; straight:
To earn money for a company or for the family.
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  1. To earn money for a company or for the family.
  2. To introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.
  3. To move something indoors.
(Informal) All the way; completely:
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  1. (Informal) All the way; completely:
  2. To remove the occupants of:
  3. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
(Sports) To hit or strike (a billiard ball, for example) so as to give it backspin.
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  1. (Sports) To hit or strike (a billiard ball, for example) so as to give it backspin.
  2. To use or call upon part of a fund or supply:
  3. To bring to a certain condition or action; lead:
To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
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  1. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
  2. To get or deserve as a result of something one has done
  3. (Intransitive) To receive payment for work.
To increase; grow:
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  1. To increase; grow:
  2. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
  3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
To earn (a specified total amount) before expenses are deducted
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  1. To earn (a specified total amount) before expenses are deducted
  2. To earn as a total income or profit before deductions:
To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
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  1. To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
  2. To bring in or yield as profit.
  3. To clear as profit.
To create by physical or mental effort:
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  1. To create by physical or mental effort:
  2. To cause to occur or exist; give rise to:
  3. To bring forth; exhibit:
To gain; obtain
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  1. To gain; obtain
  2. To be sold for, or bring as profit (a specified sum)
  3. To obtain or achieve, as gain or profit:
To do or give (an equivalent) in return
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  1. To do or give (an equivalent) in return
  2. To make a return or compensation for:
  3. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
(Archit.) To turn away from, or cause to continue on at an angle to, the previous line of direction
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  1. (Archit.) To turn away from, or cause to continue on at an angle to, the previous line of direction
  2. To give, send, or do (something equivalent to what has been given, sent, or done); give, send, or do in requital or reciprocation
  3. To produce (a profit, revenue, etc.); yield
To produce
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  1. To produce
  2. To produce a return for effort or investment:
  3. To produce or bear
To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
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  1. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
  2. To serve as or provide a substitute or counterbalance.
  3. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse:
To repay for what has been lost or damaged; compensate for a loss, etc.; reimburse
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  1. To repay for what has been lost or damaged; compensate for a loss, etc.; reimburse
  2. To protect against or keep free from loss, damage, etc.; insure
  3. To promise to make good another’s financial loss or liability resulting from a particular event or contingency. To promise to make good another’s financial loss or liability resulting from a particular event or contingency.
To award compensation for; make a return for:
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  1. To award compensation for; make a return for:
  2. To award compensation to:
  3. To repay (a person, etc.); reward; compensate
To compensate for; make payment for:
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  1. To compensate for; make payment for:
  2. To pay or compensate (a person) for (work or service done, loss incurred, etc.); reward; recompense
  3. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
To give back, either in return or in compensation:
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  1. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
  2. To pay back:
  3. To reward or punish
To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.
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  1. To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.
  2. (Now Rare) To give or do in return
  3. To return in kind; To repay; to recompense; to reward.
To give a reward for
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  1. To give a reward for
  2. To serve as a reward to or for
Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
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  1. Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
  2. Payment for injury, loss, or otherwise depriving a person of something he or she is entitled to. See also damages.
  3. Payment for services; esp., wages or remuneration
Wages, salary, or other recompense earned by working
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  1. Wages, salary, or other recompense earned by working
  2. (Finance) business profits
  3. Salary or wages.
A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office. A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office.
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  1. A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office. A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office.
  2. Payment for an office or employment; compensation.
  3. Gain from employment or position; payment received for work; salary, wages, fees, etc.
Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
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  1. Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
  2. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
  3. A charge for professional services:
A hiring or being hired
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  1. A hiring or being hired
  2. The amount paid to get the services of a person or the use of a thing
  3. Payment for services; wages.
The act of remunerating
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  1. The act of remunerating
  2. Something, such as a payment, that remunerates.
  3. That which remunerates; reward; pay; recompense; compensation
A fixed payment at regular intervals for services, esp. when clerical or professional
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  1. A fixed payment at regular intervals for services, esp. when clerical or professional
A fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
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  1. A fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
  2. A fixed and regular payment, such as a salary for services rendered or an allowance.
  3. Any periodic payment, as a pension or allowance
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