What does paying mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gainful, paid, payingadjective

    yielding a fair profit

  2. compensable, paying(a), remunerative, salaried, stipendiaryadjective

    for which money is paid

    "a paying job"; "remunerative work"; "salaried employment"; "stipendiary services"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paying

    of Pay

Editors Contribution

  1. payingverb

    Verb form of the word pay.

    They were paying with cash and the restaurant manager was very grateful.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'paying' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2688

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'paying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #848

How to pronounce paying?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paying in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of paying in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Woodward:

    They are paying for the right to sponsor a particular event... they aren't buying a share in the business.

  2. Rick Drooyan:

    The state has a lot of green-energy initiatives, and she's in a position to influence how the government views them -- and that could benefit the private clients who are paying her.

  3. Catherine Steiner-Adair:

    Kids often feel like you're not really here, you're not paying attention.

  4. Nela Richardson:

    We need to stop and really investigate the jobs we are trying to bring back to the economy, these are low-paying jobs. Instead of blaming the worker for making a rational choice during an ongoing pandemic, maybe it's time as a society to look at the jobs we are trying to create.

  5. Wang Wenbin:

    Its nothing but fake news aimed to smear China, which only indicates how crazy some people have gone to taint Chinas image and damage China-U.S. relations, china pursues an independent foreign policy of peace. We have never started a war with others, not to mention paying non-state actors to attack other countries.

Images & Illustrations of paying

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