Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective yielding material gain or profit.
  • adjective prenominal providing a salary for work performed.
  • noun the act of paying money.

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  • verb Present participle of pay.

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  • adjective for which money is paid
  • adjective yielding a fair profit

Etymologies

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pay +‎ -ing

Examples

  • The gradual approach had some benefits for the young musicians, with the label paying not just for their van but the cost of tutors while they toured.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • The gradual approach had some benefits for the young musicians, with the label paying not just for their van but the cost of tutors while they toured.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • The gradual approach had some benefits for the young musicians, with the label paying not just for their van but the cost of tutors while they toured.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • The gradual approach had some benefits for the young musicians, with the label paying not just for their van but the cost of tutors while they toured.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • "If I hear a politician use the term 'paying your fair share' one more time, I'm going to vomit," he said.

    The Seattle Times

  • The Scott Joplin Foundation would like to commission "The Train Town Rag" cover art, the title paying tribute to the railroad beginnings of the community.

    Sedalia Democrat : News

  • He has sought to justify what he called paying "up to the absolute hilt" for Burlington Northern.

    IBTimes.com RSS Feed

  • He has sought to justify what he called paying "up to the absolute hilt" for Burlington Northern.

    IBTimes.com RSS Feed

  • They'll eithier crash in 6 months or live out their term paying off the Socialists for each and every move they make, and seeing

    Jihad Monitor

  • XXLMag. com: Is your label paying for the video or you're doing it yourself?

    XXL

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