prepay

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verb pre·pay \(ˌ)prē-ˈpā\

Definition of prepay

prepaid

play \-ˈpād\;

prepaying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to pay or pay the charge on in advance

prepayment

play \-ˈpā-mənt\ noun

Examples of prepay in a Sentence

  1. Special orders must be prepaid.

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1839

First Known Use of prepay

1839


PREPAY Defined for English Language Learners

prepay

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verb

Definition of prepay for English Language Learners

  • : to pay for (something) before you receive or use it

  • : to pay (something) before you are required to pay it


PREPAY Defined for Kids

prepay

play
verb pre·pay \ˈprē-ˈpā\

Definition of prepay for Students

prepaid

\-ˈpād\;

prepaying

  1. :  to pay or pay for beforehand prepay the bill


Law Dictionary

prepay

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transitive verb pre·pay \prē-ˈpā\

Legal Definition of prepay

prepaid

prepaying

  1. :  to pay or pay the charge on in advance (as of date due or maturity date) no penalty for prepaying your student loan

prepayment

noun


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