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pays

noun , plural of pay

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1 the money paid regularly to a person for labor or services
  • it's difficult to support two children on her pay
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2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services
  • we should demand pay for all the overtime we're putting in
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pays

verb , present tense third-person singular of pay

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1 to give (someone) the sum of money owed for goods or services received
  • we need to pay the cashier and then we can leave
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2 to give what is owed for
  • you ought to pay that bill before it's overdue
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3 to hand over or use up in payment
  • rock fans were willing to pay enormous sums to get into the concert
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4 to produce as revenue
  • an investment paying six percent
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5 to provide with a paying job
  • pay someone to mow the lawn for the summer
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assumes, employs, engages, fees [chiefly Scottish], hires, lays on [chiefly British], places, recruits, retains, signs (up or on), takes on

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