What does paying mean?

Definitions for paying
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word paying.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gainful, paid, paying(adj)

    yielding a fair profit

  2. compensable, paying(a), remunerative, salaried, stipendiary(adj)

    for which money is paid

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paying

    of Pay

Editors Contribution

  1. paying

    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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say paying in sign language?

  1. paying

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. Vladimir Chuprov from Greenpeace:

    This is a large spill, and the problem is of a systemic nature, unless oil companies start paying in full, they don't have the motivation to prevent spills.

  2. Jeb Bush Jr.:

    As a Floridian, I'm a little disappointed, because he's missing, like, 35% of his votes. And it's just kind of like, dude, you know, either drop out or do something, but we're paying you to do something, it ain't running for president, we're way ahead of Marco's campaign.

  3. Iain Reed:

    While oil prices are below $80 the majors will be paying dividends out of debt. They can live with higher gearing but they will not cut dividends, majors could easily live with gearing of up to 40 percent (of equity) and the market won't punish them so much because they are resilient.

  4. Ricco Rejnholdt Krog:

    We're really listening, we're paying attention to what they say.

  5. Marek Belka:

    Anyway, (financial watchdog) KNF is going in that direction, when it forbids some banks from paying out dividends, thus strengthening (their) capital base and ability to cover losses, as a consequence, banks will have to save (in preparation) for worse times.

Images & Illustrations of paying

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