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'pay' - used as a noun
Synonyms for 'pay'
1. something that remunerates
he wasted his pay on drink

'pay' - used as a verb
2. give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
I paid four dollars for this sandwich
Pay the waitress, please
3. convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow
Don't pay him any mind
pay attention
4. do or give something to somebody in return
Does she pay you for the work you are doing?
5. bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action
You'll pay for this!
She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly
You'll pay for this opinion later
6. cancel or discharge a debt
pay up, please!
7. bring in
How much does this savings certificate pay annually?
8. render
pay a visit
pay a call
9. be worth it
It pays to go through the trouble
10. dedicate
pay attention to
11. discharge or settle
pay a debt
pay an obligation
12. make a compensation for
a favor that cannot be paid back

derived forms
1. Pay / Plural
pays
2. Pay / Past
paid
3. Pay / Third Person
pays
4. Pay / Present Participle
paying
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In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.