What is pay?

  • (verb): Make a compensation for.
    Example: "A favor that cannot be paid back"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pay:

WrestleMania X
... tenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation ... The central focus of the pay-per-view was the WWF Championship, which was defended in two matches ... and his brother Owen, who defeated Bret in the opening match of the pay-per-view ...
Alan Whitehead - Pre-pay Meters
... end the current pricing practice utilised by several energy companies which sees customers who pay for their electricity or gas via pre-pay meters pay more for the same ... of pre-pay electricity customers are in fuel poverty compared with only 3.5 per cent ... In short, those who need affordable energy most pay far more for it than those who do not ...
Studio Ironcat - History - Name Change and Employee Departures
... exploitation through unfair work practices and withheld pay ... gave an interview to ANN, accusing Bennett of denying pay to themselves and several other company employees ... to July 3, followed in September by back pay of only one-third of the $1,800 the employee claims to be owed ...
WWE Unforgiven
... Unforgiven was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment, which had been held in September since the 1999 edition ... It originally started out as a In Your House pay-per-view event in April and featured the infamous Inferno match between The Undertaker and Kane ... In 2009, the event's pay-per-view slot was replaced by Breaking Point ...
Videon Cablesystems - Programming - Pay Television
... In 1983 Videon had two channels left for pay-tv ... Videon claimed at the time that they might be able to make channel 23 (J) available for another pay-tv service, having to choose between C-Channel or Superchannel ... of 1987 that Videon was able to offer the other pay television services (1) ...

More definitions of "pay":

  • (verb): Dedicate.
    Example: "Pay attention to"
    Synonyms: give, devote
  • (verb): Give money, usually in exchange for goods or services.
    Example: "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
  • (verb): Render.
    Example: "Pay a visit"; "pay a call"
  • (verb): Do or give something to somebody in return.
    Example: "Does she pay you for the work you are doing?"
    Synonyms: pay off, make up, compensate
  • (verb): Discharge or settle.
    Example: "Pay a debt"; "pay an obligation"
  • (verb): Bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action.
    Example: "You'll pay for this!"; "She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly"; "You'll pay for this opinion later"
  • (verb): Bring in.
    Example: "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
    Synonyms: yield, bear
  • (verb): Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow.
    Example: "Don't pay him any mind"; "pay attention"
    Synonyms: give
  • (verb): Cancel or discharge a debt.
    Example: "Pay up, please!"
    Synonyms: pay up, ante up
  • (verb): Be worth it.
    Example: "It pays to go through the trouble"

Famous quotes containing the word pay:

    Chance is the one thing you can’t buy.... You have to pay for it and you have to pay for it with your life, spending a lot of time, you pay for it with time, not the wasting of time but the spending of time.
    Robert Doisneau (b. 1912)

    We don’t pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes.
    Leona Helmsley (b. 1920)

    I am not like that. I pay rent, am addled
    By illegible landlords, run, if robbers call.
    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)