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pay off

verb

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 to give what is owed for
  • I finally paid off the loan

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2 to influence someone with a bribe
  • she paid off the security guard so that she could steal whatever she liked

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payoff

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of payoff (Entry 2 of 3)

the amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received
  • the payoff on the investment was only about $500

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payoff

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of payoff (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of pay off was in 1607

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“Pay off.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pay%20off. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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