Complete Definition of "pay"

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English

rank|pass|doing|note|548|pay|red|unto|receive

Pronunciation
enPR|p�, IPA|/peɪ/, SAMPA|/peI/
audio|en-us-pay.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|eɪ

Verb
en-verb|pays|paying|paid|paid

  1. To give money in exchange for goods or services.
  2. To be profitable.

#:Crime doesn�t pay

  1. context|figurative To give (something else than money).

#:To pay attention

Translations
trans-top|to give money in exchange for goods or services
Arabic: Arab|د�ع IPAchar|(dáfa�a)
Chinese: � (fù)
Czech: t+|cs|platit
Danish: betale
Dutch: t+|nl|betalen
Finnish: t+|fi|maksaa
French: t+|fr|payer
Frisian: betelje
Old Frisian: jelda
trans-mid
German: t+|de|bezahlen, t+|de|zahlen
Hungarian: fizetni, kifizetni
Italian: t+|it|pagare
Japanese: �� (���, harau)
Korean: ���� (jibulhada)
Portuguese: t+|pt|pagar
Russian: пла�и�� (platít�) impf, запла�и�� (zaplatít�) pf
Slovene: pla�ati
Spanish: t+|es|pagar
Swedish: t+|sv|betala
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trans-top|to be profitable
Czech: vyplatit se
Danish: betale sig
Finnish: t+|fi|kannattaa
trans-mid
Portuguese: t+|pt|compensar
Russian: ок�па���� (okupát�s�a) impf, ок�пи���� (okupít�s�a) pf
Slovene: izpla�ati se
Spanish: t+|es|pagar
Swedish: betala sig, löna sig
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trans-top|to give
German: schenken, gebühren
Portuguese: t+|pt|prestar
trans-mid
Russian: t|ru|�дел���|trudelját�|scCyrl impf, t|ru|�дели��|trudelít�|scCyrl pf
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Translations to be checked
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trans-top|translations to be checked
ttbc|Dutch: betalen
ttbc|Esperanto: pagi
ttbc|Estonian: maksma, tasuma
ttbc|French: payer, verser (une somme), régler
ttbc|Guarani: epyme'ẽ (h-)
ttbc|Indonesian: bayar, bayar|membayar, lunas|melunasi
ttbc|Interlingua: pagar
trans-mid
ttbc|Japanese: �� (���, harau), ��� (����, shiharau)
ttbc|Norwegian: betale
ttbc|Old English: gieldan|Ä¡ieldan
ttbc|Polish: p�aci�
ttbc|Romanian: plati
ttbc|Tupinambá: moepy, epyme'eng (s-)
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Derived terms
top2
pay attention
pay back
pay down
pay forward
pay in
mid2
pay off
pay respect, pay one's respects
pay the piper
pay up

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. money|Money given in return for work; salary or wages.

Translations
trans-top|money given in return for work
Danish: betaling c
Finnish: t+|fi|palkka
trans-mid
Hungarian: t-|hu|fizetés
Portuguese: t+|pt|pagamento
Slovene: pla�a f
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Kurdish

Noun
infl|ku|noun

  1. share

Quechua

Pronoun
infl|qu|pronoun

  1. he; she

Turkish

Noun
infl|tr|noun

  1. portion

Synonyms
hak

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