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synonyms for pay off

  • advance
  • aid
  • assist
  • contribute to
  • favor
  • further
  • improve
  • pay
  • promote
  • serve
  • advantage
  • ameliorate
  • avail
  • better
  • build
  • profit
  • relieve
  • succor
  • be good for
  • do for one
  • do the trick
  • fill the bill
  • make a killing
  • make it
  • work for

antonyms for pay off

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  • block
  • decrease
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • impede
  • injure
  • obstruct
  • stop
  • thwart
  • worsen
  • handicap
  • harm
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        How to use pay off in a sentence

        Now, on my first day here, you pay me back for what I did then—as if it needed paying back!
        ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
        A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
        THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
        “We shall make Mr. Pickwick pay for peeping,” said Fogg, with considerable native humour, as he unfolded his papers.
        THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
        Condillac after the marquis's death had refused to pay tithes to Mother Church and has flouted and insulted the Bishop.
        ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
        Of course, newly acquired Ferns will pay for extra attention in the way of watering until they have secured a proper roothold.
        HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
        In these enlightened days no man is imprisoned for owing money, but only because he does not pay it when told to do so.
        SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
        But she was young enough and pretty enough to pay little heed to pose or background.
        THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
        Then, you know, she had no right to play in the Rooms again; she was supposed to pay her hotel bill, and leave Monte Carlo.
        ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
        He would fear what he did not understand, and he would bow down and pay homage to what he feared.
        GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
        One day she had heard a man say, "If there is a drought we shall have the devil to pay with our stock before winter is over."
        RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO PAY OFF

        • advance
        • advantage
        • aid
        • ameliorate
        • assist
        • avail
        • be good for
        • better
        • build
        • contribute to
        • do for one
        • do the trick
        • favor
        • fill the bill
        • further
        • improve
        • make a killing
        • make it
        • pay
        • pay off
        • profit
        • promote
        • relieve
        • serve
        • succor
        • work for
        Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.