Definition of it pays
—used to say that doing something is worth the effort or expense It pays to study your notes after every class. It pays to advertise. It pays a person to start planning for retirement when young.
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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