Definitions for overpayment-ˈpeɪ mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•payˌoʊ vərˈpeɪ(v.t.)-paid, -pay•ing.

  1. to pay more than (an amount due).

  2. to pay (a person) in excess.

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o`ver•pay′ment-ˈpeɪ mənt(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overpayment(noun)

    a payment larger than needed or expected

  2. overpayment(noun)

    the act of paying too much


  1. overpayment(Noun)

    Payment exceeding the amount actually due

    The employer sued to recover overpayment of wages.


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