underpay

play
verb un·der·pay \ ˌən-dər-ˈpā \

Definition of underpay

underpaid play \ˌən-dər-ˈpād\; underpaying
transitive verb
:to pay less than what is normal or required
  • underpay taxes

underpayment

play \ˌən-dər-ˈpā-mənt\ noun

Examples of underpay in a Sentence

  1. She underpaid for her meal.

  2. He realized that he had underpaid the cashier.

  3. The company underpays its workers.

  4. They are underpaid for the work they do.

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First Known Use of underpay

1817


UNDERPAY Defined for English Language Learners

underpay

play
verb

Definition of underpay for English Language Learners

  • : to pay too little for something



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