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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that pays: a prompt payer of bills.
  • n. One named responsible for paying a bill or note.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who pays; specifically, the person by whom a bill or note has been, or should be, paid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who pays; specifically, the person by whom a bill or note has been, or should be, paid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who pays; specifically, the person named in a bill or note who has to pay the holder. Also payor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who pays money for something

Etymologies

pay +‎ -er (“subject of action”) (Wiktionary)

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