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Synonyms for pay

Synonyms for (noun) pay

Synonyms: pay, remuneration, earnings, salary, wage Definition: something that remunerates Usage: wages were paid by check; he wasted his pay on drink; they saved a quarter of all their earnings

Similar words: regular payment Definition: a payment made at regular times

Synonyms for (verb) pay

Synonyms: devote, pay, give Definition: dedicate Usage: give thought to; give priority to; pay attention to

Similar words: think, cogitate, cerebrate Definition: use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments Usage: I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere

Synonyms: pay Definition: bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action Usage: You'll pay for this!; She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly; You'll pay for this opinion later

Similar words: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant Usage: I cannot bear his constant criticism; The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks; he learned to tolerate the heat; She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

Synonyms: pay, give Definition: convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow Usage: Don't pay him any mind; give the orders; Give him my best regards; pay attention

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

Synonyms: pay Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please

Similar words: give Definition: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody Usage: I gave her my money; can you give me lessons?; She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care

Synonyms: ante up, pay, pay up Definition: cancel or discharge a debt Usage: pay up, please!

Similar words: pay Definition: discharge or settle Usage: pay a debt; pay an obligation

Synonyms: pay Definition: discharge or settle Usage: pay a debt; pay an obligation

Similar words: settle Definition: dispose of; make a financial settlement

Synonyms: pay, pay off, make up, compensate Definition: do or give something to somebody in return Usage: Does she pay you for the work you are doing?

Similar words: settle Definition: dispose of; make a financial settlement

Synonyms: pay, yield, bear Definition: bring in Usage: interest-bearing accounts; How much does this savings certificate pay annually?

Similar words: clear, bring in, take in, earn, gain, make, realise, realize, pull in Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages Usage: How much do you make a month in your new job?; She earns a lot in her new job; this merger brought in lots of money; He clears $5,000 each month

Synonyms: pay Definition: make a compensation for Usage: a favor that cannot be paid back

Similar words: repay, requite Definition: make repayment for or return something

Synonyms: pay Definition: render Usage: pay a visit; pay a call

Similar words: make Definition: perform or carry out Usage: make a decision; make a move; make advances; make a phone call

Synonyms: pay Definition: be worth it Usage: It pays to go through the trouble

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer