Results for pay

Definitions of pay:

part of speech: verb transitive

To discharge a debt: to requite with what is deserved: to reward: to punish.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun

Satisfaction; content.

part of speech: noun

Wages given for duty or service performed; salary; allowance.

part of speech: verb

To discharge a debt; to make amends by suffering; to compensate; to reward; to recompense.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb transitive

To satisfy the claims of; recompense; discharge, as a debt; to be profitable to; give.

part of speech: noun

That which satisfies: money given for service: salary, wages.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb intransitive

To recompense:- pa. t. and pa. p. paid.

part of speech: verb

To smear with tar, pitch, & c., as a vessel.

part of speech: noun

Money given for service done, for goods, etc.

part of speech: verb transitive

( naut., and in the proverb " the devil to pay") To smear with tar, pitch, etc.

Usage examples for pay:

  • I find it doesn't pay "The Coast of Adventure", Harold Bindloss
  • But you'd pay wouldn't you? "Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas", Lloyd Osbourne
  • " You could not do that, because I should pay you off," I said. "The Mistress of Bonaventure", Harold Bindloss
  • What do you pay "Richard Dare's Venture", Edward Stratemeyer
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