from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of pay1.
- v. Nautical A past tense and a past participle of pay2.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pay.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Receiving pay; compensated; hired.
- Satisfied; contented.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Contented; satisfied; pleased. Also payd, payed.
- n. Preterit and past participle of pay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by the reception of pay
- adj. involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby
- adj. yielding a fair profit
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"Just think, Sara, to be paid, actually _paid_, for having the biggest kind of a picnic," he cried rapturously.
Save for the assistance of the hard-worked Tony whom she paid -- paid sparingly she confessed, but nevertheless _paid_ -- she attended to her own plowing, planting, and harvesting, and was beholden to nobody.
Thus a _sestertius_, which was of silver, and was worth four _asses_, was paid with one _as_, which was of brass; or _the fourth part only of the debt was paid_.
I would not only have them paid, but _well paid_; but I would not have them sit in parliament while they received the pay.
I'll scrub and cook and haul wood for ye till I've paid ye back -- _paid ye_, "she repeated more softly,
Again, his title paid tribute to a significant figure in the civil-rights struggle: "Rosa Parks."
That was a title paid for by the spilled blood of innocents.
Then he'd sign the artist to a record company and pay him three or four percent out of the ten percent the label paid the middleman.
Mr. Richards had paid her school fees annually in advance, and as at the time of his demise several months of the term paid for were unexpired, Beatrice had a comfortable home secured for her at least during that period; for the future she would either have to perform menial services at the school, or go out in the cold world without a friend or protector.
Everyone at the beginning of the term paid twopence to the general account with which
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