Roget category 8075. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.9. Possessive relations
›› 5.9.4. Monetary relations
acknowledgment, release — receipt, receipt in full, receipt in full of all demands — voucher.
salary, compensation, remuneration (reward) 973.
repayment, reimbursement, retribution — pay etc. (reward) 973 — money paid etc. (expenditure) 809.
ready money etc. (cash) 800 — stake, remittance, installment.
payer, liquidator etc. 801.
pay cash, pay cash on the barrelhead.
make payment —
pay on the nail,
pay ready money,
pay at sight,
pay in advance —
honor a bill,
pay in kind.
pay one's way, pay one's shot, pay one's footing — pay the piper, pay sauce for all, pay costs — do the needful — shell out, fork out — cough up [Coll.], fork over — come down with, come down with the dust — tickle the palm, grease the palm — expend etc. 809 — put down, lay down.
discharge, settle, quit, acquit oneself of — foot the bill — account with, reckon with, settle with, be even with, be quits with — strike a balance — settle accounts with, balance accounts with, square accounts with — quit scores — wipe off old scores, clear off old scores — satisfy — pay in full — satisfy all demands, pay in full of all demands — clear, liquidate — pay up, pay old debts.
disgorge, make repayment — repay, refund, reimburse, retribute† — make compensation etc. 30.
pay by credit card, put it on the plastic.
out of debt,
all straight —
to the tune of —
on the nail,
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