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v. to deliver money owed.
paynoun allowance, award, compensation, defrayal, defrayment, earnings, emolument, fee, grant, hire, income, indemnity, meed, merces, monetary reeurn, payment, perquisite, profit, reckoning, recompense, reimbursement, remittance, remuneration, repayment, return, revenue, reward, salary, settlement, solatium, stipend, support, wages
payverb acquit, adjust, award, be a good investment, be profitable, bear the cost, clear, compensate, contribute, defray, deposit, disburse, discharge a debt, expend, finance, foot, give payment, hand over, honor, liquidate, make a good return, make compensation, make good, make payment, make restitution, meet, pendere, present, quit, ransom, reckon with, reimburse, remunerate, render, reward, satisfy, settle, spend, square, square accounts, subsidize, support, tender
See also: advance, benefit, commission, compensation, contribute, cover, defray, disburse, disbursement, discharge, earnings, expend, fee, fund, income, indemnify, inure, liquidate, offer, payment, post, profit, recoup, reimburse, remit, remittance, remunerate, remuneration, requital, revenue, reward, satisfy, spend, subsidize, supply, tender, wage