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synonyms for paying

  • compensate
  • disburse
  • extend
  • grant
  • handle
  • meet
  • offer
  • present
  • refund
  • reimburse
  • repay
  • settle
  • adjust
  • bequeath
  • bestow
  • clear
  • confer
  • defray
  • discharge
  • foot
  • honor
  • liquidate
  • prepay
  • proffer
  • recompense
  • recoup
  • remit
  • remunerate
  • render
  • requite
  • reward
  • satisfy
  • stake
  • bear the cost
  • bear the expense
  • chip in
  • come through
  • cough up
  • dig up
  • foot the bill
  • hand over
  • kick in
  • make payment
  • plunk down
  • put up
  • take care of
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antonyms for paying

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  • deny
  • deprive
  • hold
  • penalize
  • refuse
  • take
  • take back
  • withhold
  • confuse
  • dishonor
  • dissatisfy
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • keep
  • upset
  • earn
  • lose
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How to use paying 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
I wasn't paying any attention to him, therefore, when suddenly my left-hand neighbour touched my arm.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I am in favour of no one paying rates unless he has children actually at a Board School.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Or what if I do not fish at all, but get my roast fish by paying for it a part of the wages I receive for working in a saw mill?
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Now is the time to build for the future, and to avoid paying too much attention to immediate profits.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
I have no means of paying them except by selling my estate, and therefore it must go.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Suppose your package is stolen by the cashier or paying teller, is the bank responsible?
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The output of this is not large, but the quality was very good, and this in consequence is no doubt a very paying mine.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
Our friend, North Binner Downs, is better than paying cost, but very little.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO PAYING

  • advantageous
  • beneficial
  • fat
  • fruitful
  • generous
  • going
  • going concern
  • good
  • in the black
  • lucrative
  • lush
  • moneymaking
  • paid off
  • paying
  • remunerative
  • rewarding
  • rich
  • satisfying
  • substantial
  • sweet
  • useful
  • well-paying
  • worthwhile
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