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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unpaidadjective

    not paid

    "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill"

  2. unpaid, volunteer(a)adjective

    without payment

    "the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers"; "a volunteer fire department"

  3. amateur, recreational, unpaidadjective

    engaged in as a pastime

    "an amateur painter"; "gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals"; "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in the documentary"


  1. unpaidadjective

    Not paid for.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unpaidadjective

    Receive from us knee tribute not unpaid. John Milton.

    Nor hecatomb unslain, nor vows unpaid;
    On Greeks, accurs’d, this dire confusion bring. Dryden.

    What can atone, oh ever-injur’d shade!
    Thy fate unpity’d, and thy rites unpaid? Alexander Pope.

    How often are relations neglected, and tradesmen unpaid, for the support of this vanity? Collier.

    Th’ embroider’d suit, at least, he deem’d his prey,
    That suit, an unpaid taylor snatch’d away. Alexander Pope.

    Richer, than doing nothing for a bauble;
    Prouder, than rustling in unpaid for silk. William Shakespeare.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unpaid

    un-pād′, adj. not discharged: receiving no pay.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpaid in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpaid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unpaid in a Sentence

  1. Heidi Hemmat:

    I knew I couldn’t keep ambushing people who did bad things to other people, society has changed. People have changed. My physical and mental health were unraveling. As soon as that ratings period ended I took an unpaid leave of absence, and in August I asked to be let out of my contract.

  2. Jeremy Story:

    The board has an opportunity in this upcoming meeting to repair some of their damage by putting the Superintendent on unpaid leave or continue to cover up the serious allegations against Hafedh Azaiez, even if they do put him on unpaid leave, I believe that five members of the board will continue to try to distance themselves from owning responsibility forcreating this situation.

  3. Ernest Marshall:

    The patients that walk through our doors have already dealt with so many obstacles : many have traveled long distances to get their abortion, they’ve had to take time away from work, usually unpaid, find childcare and transportation, and figure out how to pay out-of-pocket for care that is n’t covered by their insurance.

  4. Seo Jae-Pyoung:

    Only two people... are both working here now, we have been working unpaid since earlier this year.

  5. Kim Dong-sung:

    The number of subcontractors going out of business has exploded this year, unpaid wages and bonuses plus 20-30 percent pay cuts are now seen as the norm.

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    applied to a fish depicted horizontally
    • A. inexpiable
    • B. naiant
    • C. bristly
    • D. sesquipedalian

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