Meaning of PAY in English


Function: noun

Date: 14th century

1 : something paid for a purpose and especially as a salary or wage : REMUNERATION

2 a : the act or fact of paying or being paid b : the status of being paid by an employer : EMPLOY

3 : a person viewed with respect to reliability or promptness in paying debts or bills

4 a : ore or a natural deposit that yields metal and especially gold in profitable amounts b : an oil-yielding stratum or zone

synonyms see WAGE

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.