pay dividends

Definition of pay dividends

  1. :  to directly benefit someone for something he or she has done Our efforts are finally paying dividends.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to make due return to for services rendered or property delivered

    :  to engage for money :  hire

    :  to give in return for goods or service

  1. :  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

  1. :  containing or leading to something precious or valuable

    :  equipped with a coin slot for receiving a fee for use

    :  requiring payment

  1. :  to coat with a waterproof composition

dividendplay dividends
  1. :  an individual share of something distributed: such as

    :  a share in a pro rata distribution (as of profits) to stockholders

    :  a share of surplus allocated to a policyholder in a participating insurance policy

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