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Synonyms for pay

be profitable

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  • be profitable
  • make money
  • make a return
  • provide a living
  • be remunerative

benefit

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suffer

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pay for something

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  • suffer for
  • compensate for
  • answer for
  • be punished for
  • atone for
  • make amends for
  • suffer the consequences of
  • get your just deserts

pay off

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pay someone back

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bribe

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dismiss

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pay something off

pay something out

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pay up

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Synonyms for pay

to give payment to in return for goods or services rendered

to distribute (money) as payment

to set right by giving what is due

to give a satisfactory return to

pay back: to exact revenge for or from

pay off: to exact revenge for or from

pay off: to give, offer, or promise a bribe to

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Synonyms for pay

References in classic literature ?
The law says that if any master shall venture, even under utmost press of business, to pay anything OVER that cent a day, even for a single day, he shall be both fined and pilloried for it; and who- ever knows he did it and doesn't inform, they also shall be fined and pilloried.
It remained that the Jew should produce some security for the ransom which he was to pay on the Prior's account, as well as upon his own.
When Isaac returns successful through your mediation,'' said the Outlaw, ``I swear by Saint Hubert, I will see that he pays thee the money in good silver, or I will reckon with him for it in such sort, he had better have paid twenty such sums.
She distils nothing of the kind, vile rabble," said Don Quixote, burning with rage, "nothing of the kind, I say, only ambergris and civet in cotton; nor is she one-eyed or humpbacked, but straighter than a Guadarrama spindle: but ye must pay for the blasphemy ye have uttered against beauty like that of my lady.
Fouquet not only pays what he does not owe, but that he does not even take care of vouchers for the sums that he has paid.
Nay," cried the other shrilly, "it is but my fee that thou didst pay me, and thou gettest it not back again.
To my gratification he told me that I could reenter the institution, and that he would trust me to pay the debt when I could.
You will pay the debt before you pass out of being.
The great writer had recently died in a foreign land - in dire poverty, Martin remembered, which was not to be wondered at, considering the magnificent pay authors receive.
Rich and generous as he knew his mistress to be, her proposal to pay the whole subscription took the steward by surprise.
Or because a man is in good health when he receives pay you would not say that the art of payment is medicine?
Show the stuff you're made of, and you'll get a call for better work--better class and better pay.
As he would not pay honest agents at his granite quarry, he had the satisfaction of finding that four overseers ran away, and took fortunes with them to America.
In the first class he put the debts which he would have to pay at once, or for which he must in any case have the money ready so that on demand for payment there could not be a moment's delay in paying.
And it isn't to be looked for," said uncle Pullet, with unwonted independence of idea, "as your own family should pay more for things nor they'll fetch.