pay

Part of speech: verb

To render an equivalent to, as for property or service.

Part of speech: verb

To satisfy, as a claim.

Part of speech: verb

To expend, as money; deliver; hand over.

Part of speech: verb

To profit.

Part of speech: verb

To render compensation; yield adequate return.

Part of speech: noun

Something rendered as an equivalent for property, labor, or loss; requital; reward; compensation.

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Usage examples "pay":

  1. I've been all my life trying to pay off, but have made little progress. - "Warlock o' Glenwarlock", George MacDonald.
  2. If you're Mrs. Golden, I want to know why you don't pay me that money? - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store", Laura Lee Hope.
  3. Lor', if I don't pay you out for this! - "Erema My Father's Sin", R. D. Blackmore.