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. Patrick Rose:

    It all comes with people understanding that [boaters]can play a part above what theyre required to do by joining in, caring, slowing their boat down, being more civil to their fellow boater, paying attention on the waterway and sharing the waterway.

  2. Hernando Gustavo Velazquez:

    Here we have not seen any extortion, in Honduras, when they threaten to kill you for not paying for protection, they're not lying.

  3. LaToya Cantrell:

    Now is the time to start paying attention and getting ourselves ready.

  4. Ron Mastrogiovanni:

    So, for example, there’s no point in paying more for one Part C plan over another; you’re just getting ripped off.

  5. Jonas Larsen:

    On one hand, to be able to put Jerry Seinfeld or Chris Rock on a billboard and a bus and have the Netflix logo next to it, it drives subscribers so it makes sense, it's almost like marketing dollars that Chris Rock're paying for content because it's marketing Chris Rock brand. So maybe it makes sense for Chris Rock to spend that kind of money to get the press.

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