in the pay of
Definition of in the pay of
: working usually in a secret way for (a person or organization) He was accused of being in the pay of gangsters.
Word by Word Definitions
: to make due return to for services rendered or property delivered
: to engage for money : hire
: to give in return for goods or service
: something paid for a purpose and especially as a salary or wage : remuneration
: the act or fact of paying or being paid
: the status of being paid by an employer : employ
: containing or leading to something precious or valuable
: equipped with a coin slot for receiving a fee for use
: requiring payment
: to coat with a waterproof composition
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