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pay off

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pay off

  1. 1 to give what is owed for I finally paid off the loan Synonyms ante up, balance, clear, discharge, foot, liquidate, meet, pay, pay up, pony up, quit, recompense, settle, spring (for), standAntonyms repudiate

  2. 2 to influence someone with a bribe she paid off the security guard so that she could steal whatever she liked Synonyms buy, corrupt, have, bribe, squareRelated Words fix, tamper (with); abase, debase, debauch, defile, degrade, demean, deprave, dishonor, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, taint, warp; allure, bait, beguile, entice, lead on, lure, seduce, tempt; motivate, provoke, spur, stimulate; goad, induce; flatter, persuade; snare, trap


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