What does paying mean?

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pay·ing

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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

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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. Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon:

    You can't argue with all of the fools in the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention.

  2. Alvin Bragg:

    It’s a matter that’s personally, as you would imagine, on my radar screen and that I ’m mindful of and paying attention to.

  3. Patty Edelburg:

    Farmers are price takers, not price makers, people are paying a lot more in the stores, but what the farmers are getting has pretty much stayed the same or gone much more volatile... The middleman is really the one making the profit on this.

  4. Evan Chesler:

    Out of a $1,000 for that phone, what they're not paying us is $13, what would your iPhone be worth to you if you stepped five feet to the right and the call dropped out? That's Qualcomm, not Apple.

  5. Ramon Llamas:

    The lower price Apple Watch 3 is a gateway to get people to commit, comparatively speaking, you are paying 50 % less than a new model — a cost that is a lot easier to swallow.

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