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payoff

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of payoff

  1. the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received <the payoff on the investment was only about $500> Synonyms earnings, gain, lucre, net, profit, proceeds, returnRelated Words cleanup, killing, windfall; bottom line; gross, sales; compensation, emolument, income, pay, payment, remittal, requital, salary, wages; interest, return, revenue, yieldNear Antonyms charge, cost, disbursement, expenditure, expense, loss, outgo, outlay





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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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