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underpay

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verb un·der·pay \ˌən-dər-ˈpā\

Simple Definition of underpay

  • : to pay too little for something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of underpay

underpaid

play \-ˈpād\

underpaying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to pay less than what is normal or required <underpay taxes>

underpayment

noun

Examples of underpay in a sentence

  1. She underpaid for her meal.

  2. He realized that he had underpaid the cashier.

  3. The company underpays its workers.

  4. They are underpaid for the work they do.



1817

First Known Use of underpay

1817


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