An amount paid to a plaintiff to settle a lawsuit out of court.
Something offered to induce another to do something:
The criminal act or practice of voluntarily giving, offering, receiving, or soliciting a bribe to influence the official conduct of a person in a position or office of public trust. See also kickback.
Money or advantage obtained by such means.
Something given as a bribe; graft
Any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
Persuasion is defined as the act of trying to convince someone of something, or the means of convincing someone to do something.
Find another word for payola. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for payola, like: payoff, bribe, bribery, graft, fix, boodle, crimes, money and persuasion.