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Princeton's WordNet

  1. invite, pay forverb

    have as a guest

    "I invited them to a restaurant"


  1. pay forverb

    To exchange for, especially money for goods or services.

  2. pay forverb

    To be punished or held accountable for.

Editors Contribution

  1. pay for

    To pay with currency for goods, products or a service

    We have to pay for our shopping at the till in the shop

    Submitted by MaryC on February 22, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pay for in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pay for in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of pay for in a Sentence

  1. Yorli Correa:

    They should at least raise the ticket price to pay for maintenance, at rush hour at 7 or 8 a.m. and in the afternoon it is a catastrophe.

  2. Kevin Wasileski:

    If they signed the contract they should pay for it, why should I pay for somebody else's college?

  3. A.E. Samaan:

    If you demand the collective to pay for your medical expenses, then be prepared for the collective to demand to make your medical decisions for you.

  4. Pauline Musariri:

    Submission is the price you pay for being a married woman!

  5. Democratic Representative John Delaney:

    It was pretty clear to me that infrastructure should be our top domestic economic priority. But trying to find a way to pay for it was the challenge.

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