What does payment mean?

Definitions for payment
ˈpeɪ məntpay·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word payment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. payment(noun)

    a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

  2. payment, defrayal, defrayment(noun)

    the act of paying money

  3. requital, payment(noun)

    an act of requiting; returning in kind

Wiktionary

  1. payment(Noun)

    The act of paying.

  2. payment(Noun)

    A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Payment(noun)

    the act of paying, or giving compensation; the discharge of a debt or an obligation

  2. Payment(noun)

    that which is paid; the thing given in discharge of a debt, or an obligation, or in fulfillment of a promise; reward; recompense; requital; return

  3. Payment(noun)

    punishment; chastisement

  4. Origin: [F. payment, paiement. See Pay to requite.]

Freebase

  1. Payment

    A payment is the transfer of money from one party to another. A payment is usually made in exchange for the provision of goods, services or both, or to fulfill a legal obligation. The simplest and oldest form of payment is barter, the exchange of one good or service for another. In the modern world, common means of payment by an individual include money, cheque, debit, credit, or bank transfer, and in trade such payments are frequently preceded by an invoice or result in a receipt. However, there are no arbitrary limits on the form a payment can take and thus in complex transactions between businesses, payments may take the form of stock or other more complicated arrangements. In law, the payer is the party making a payment while the payee is the party receiving the payment.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'payment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1921

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'payment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2628

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'payment' in Nouns Frequency: #455

How to pronounce payment?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say payment in sign language?

  1. payment

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of payment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of payment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of payment in a Sentence

  1. Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong:

    This should make people go for e-payment quickly.

  2. Jaime Rochin:

    We've already made the first payment to the first family.

  3. Charles Burbridge:

    The need for long-term solutions is not erased with this payment.

  4. Donald Trump:

    We did discuss the wall. We didn’t discuss payment of the wall.

  5. Atanu Khatua:

    Payment is very easy because I anyway keep my Pay account loaded.

Images & Illustrations of payment

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