A person who pays money for something.
Something that remunerates:
— He wasted his pay on drink.
Dutch: arbeidsinkomen, arbeidsloon, bezoldiging, gage, honorarium, loon, remuneratie, salaris, traktement, wedde
Polish: uposażenie, wypłata, pobory, płaca, pensja
Give money, usually in exchange for goods or services.
Dutch: betalen, dokken, lappen, neerleggen, neertellen, schokken
Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow:
— Don't pay him any mind.
— Pay attention.
Cancel or discharge a debt:
— Pay up, please!.
Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang]. visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more
Roget 809: expend, spend; run through, get through; pay, disburse; ante, ante up; pony up [U.S.]; open the purse strings, loose the purse strings, untie the purse strings; lay out, shell out [Slang], ... show more
Dutch: aflossen, inlossen
— How much does this savings certificate pay annually?.
Dutch: betalen, verdienen
Do or give something to somebody in return:
— Does she pay you for the work you are doing?.
Dutch: lonen, renderen
Be worth it.
Bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action.
Make a compensation for.
Discharge or settle.
Moby thesaurus: accomplish, achieve, advantage, afford, angel, answer, attend to, avail, back, bankroll, base pay, be exposed to, be gainful, be had, be handy, be of use, be profitable, be subjected to, be worthwhile, benefit ... show more.
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