1. Something that remunerates (synset 113300285)
    "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
  1. Give money, usually in exchange for goods or services (synset 202256551)
    "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
  2. Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.;
    Bestow (synset 201062366)
    "Don't pay him any mind"; "give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"; "pay attention"
  3. Cancel or discharge a debt (synset 202257739)
    "pay up, please!"
  4. Bring in (synset 202296669)
    "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
  5. Do or give something to somebody in return (synset 202258264)
    "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"
  6. Dedicate (synset 200734247)
    "give thought to"; "give priority to"; "pay attention to"
  7. Be worth it (synset 202738167)
    "It pays to go through the trouble"
  8. Render (synset 202493705)
    "pay a visit"; "pay a call"
  9. Bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action (synset 200739889)
    "You'll pay for this!"; "She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly"; "You'll pay for this opinion later"
  10. Make a compensation for (synset 202349239)
    "a favor that cannot be paid back"
  11. Discharge or settle (synset 202257962)
    "pay a debt"; "pay an obligation"

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