pay up

verb
paid up; paying up; pays up

Definition of pay up

intransitive verb

: to pay what is due

transitive verb

: to pay in full

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Examples of pay up in a Sentence

for once our bills are all paid up

First Known Use of pay up

15th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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“Pay up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20up. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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