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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

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Now he's hoping to avoid having to pay the piper more than $154,000.
I say that those who pay the piper call the tune in mass media--not every note but the overarching score, the repeated melodies, the themes that are sounded again and again.
But we'll have to pay the piper in the second half of the year when the tight labor market begins fueling stronger wage gains," said O'Neill.
The bill to pay the piper was a 61-39 loser in the Reagan homeland.
Only when individual consumers pay the piper will health-care providers and health insurers dance to the tune of consumer demand.
Bankrupt cities like Stockton and San Bernardino have learned the hard way that while overcompensating public employees - especially with generous retirement pensions - might be politically expedient, there comes a time to pay the piper," said CAGW President Tom Schatz.
I'm telling you that if you do not pull back and recognize Crimea as an autonomous republic of the Ukraine, then you are going to have to pay the piper.
They have had a nice long sumer holiday, now it is time to pay the piper.
The spokesman added that Mr Brown would have been "equally happy" to pay the piper out of his own pocket.
ROMANIAN strugglers Jiul Petrosani will have to pay the piper if they want to call the tune in their bid to land keeper Cristian Belgradean from Minerul Lupeni.
Noted fantasy author Yolen and her musician/writer son follow their first updated fairy tale novel, Pay the Piper, with this fast and funny story that combines elements from "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" and "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" as well as Scandinavian troll legends.