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1paid

\ˈpād\

Definition of PAID

past and past participle of pay

2paid

adjective

: receiving money for work

—used to indicate if someone receives low or high pay for work

: having been paid for

Full Definition of PAID

1
:  marked by the receipt of pay <paid vacation time>
2
:  being or having been paid or paid for <a paid official> <a paid political announcement>

Examples of PAID

  1. She is one of the few paid public officials in a town run mostly by volunteers.
  2. She was given a paid day off to deal with some personal matters.

First Known Use of PAID

1817

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Definition of PAID for Kids

past and past participle of pay

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