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{adj: cashed} for which money has been paid
"a cashed check"

{adj: compensable, paying, remunerative, salaried, stipendiary} for which money is paid
"a paying job"
"remunerative work"
"salaried employment"
"stipendiary services"


{adv: back} in repayment or retaliation
"we paid back everything we had borrowed"
"he hit me and I hit him back"
"I was kept in after school for talking back to the teacher"


{adv: dearly, dear} at a great cost
"he paid dearly for the food"
"this cost him dear"


{adv: in perpetuity} for life
"desire happiness in perpetuity"
"an annuity paid in perpetuity"

{n: annuity in advance} an annuity paid in a series of more or less equal payments at the beginning of equally spaced periods
"rent payable in advance constitutes an annuity in advance for the landlord"

{n: artisan's lien} lien permitting an artisan to retain possession of a piece of work until has been paid for

{n: beadsman, bedesman} a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another

{n: bill, account, invoice} an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
"he paid his bill and left"
"send me an account of what I owe"

{n: bulk mail} mail consisting of large numbers of identical items (circulars or advertisements) sent to individual addresses at less than 1st-class rates and paid for in one lot

{n: business traveler} a traveler whose expenses are paid by the business he works for

{n: commission} a fee for services rendered based on a percentage of an amount received or collected or agreed to be paid (as distinguished from a salary)
"he works on commission"

{n: compensating balance, offsetting balance} a minimum credit balance that a bank may require a borrower to keep on deposit as a condition for granting a loan; a common requirement for establishing a line of credit at a bank
"the compensating balance increases the effective interest rate to the bank since the net amount loaned is reduced but the interest paid is unchanged"

{n: crammer} a teacher who is paid to cram students for examinations

{n: damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution, redress} a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

{n: divvy} short for dividend; especially one paid by a cooperative society

{n: employment, work} the occupation for which you are paid
"he is looking for employment"
"a lot of people are out of work"

{n: equalizing dividend} a dividend paid to compensate shareholders for losses resulting from a change in the dividend schedule

{n: expense, disbursal, disbursement} amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)

{n: finder's fee} a fee that is paid to someone who finds a source of financial backing or to someone who brings people together for business purposes
"the agency got a finder's fee when their candidate was hired as the new CEO"

{n: honorarium} a fee paid for a nominally free service

{n: last respects} the act of expressing respect for someone who has died
"he paid his last respects by standing quietly at the graveside"

{n: legal fee} a fee paid for legal service

{n: licensing fee, license fee, license tax} a fee paid to the government for the privilege of being licensed to do something (as selling liquor or practicing medicine)

{n: mintage} fee paid to a mint by the government for minting a coin

{n: non-cash expense} an expense (such as depreciation) that is not paid for in cash

{n: piecework} work paid for according to the quantity produced

{n: premium} the amount that something in scarce supply is valued above its nominal value
"they paid a premium for access to water"

{n: ready cash, cold cash, ready money} money in the form of cash that is readily available
"his wife was always a good source of ready cash"
"he paid cold cash for the TV set"

{n: reimbursement} compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.
"he received reimbursement for his travel expenses"

{n: reinsurance} sharing the risk by insurance companies; part or all of the insurer's risk is assumed by other companies in return for part of the premium paid by the insured
"reinsurance enables a client to get coverage that would be too great for any one company to assume"

{n: residual} (often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
"he could retire on his residuals"

{n: sale, sales agreement} an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer)
"the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"

{n: soil bank} land retired from crop cultivation and planted with soil-building crops; government subsidies are paid to farmers for their retired land

{n: subsidy} a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
"a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence"

{n: timework} work paid for at a rate per unit of time

{n: travel time} a period of time spent traveling
"workers were not paid for their travel time between home and factory"

{n: tuition, tuition fee} a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)
"tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"

{n: wage scale, wage schedule} a schedule of wages paid for different jobs

{n: whole life insurance, ordinary life insurance, straight life insurance} insurance on the life of the insured for a fixed amount at a definite premium that is paid each year in the same amount during the entire lifetime of the insured

{n: works program} a program to provide jobs on public works paid for by government funds

{v: evict, force out} expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
"The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"

{v: fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set} make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
"Get the children ready for school!"
"prepare for war"
"I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"

{v: pay} give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
"I paid four dollars for this sandwich"
"Pay the waitress, please"

{v: pay} make a compensation for
"a favor that cannot be paid back"


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