What is pay off?

  • (verb): Do or give something to somebody in return.
    Synonyms: pay, make up, compensate
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pay:

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 ... 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 ...
WWE 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 ...
WrestleMania X
... the 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 ... Bret and his brother Owen, who defeated Bret in the opening match of the pay-per-view ...
Studio Ironcat - History - Name Change and Employee Departures
... through unfair work practices and withheld pay ... gave an interview to ANN, accusing Bennett of denying pay to themselves and several other company employees ... in one employee's payment from March 31 to July 3, followed in September by back pay of only one-third of the $1,800 the employee claims to be owed ...
Videon Cablesystems - Programming - Pay Television
... In 1983 Videon had two channels left for pay-tv ... 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 off":

  • (verb): Pay off (loans or promissory notes).
    Synonyms: redeem
  • (verb): Pay someone with influence in order to receive a favor.
    Synonyms: buy off
  • (verb): Yield a profit or result.
    Example: "His efforts finally paid off"
  • (verb): Eliminate by paying off (debts).
    Synonyms: liquidate

Famous quotes containing the words pay off and/or pay:

    I’m a junkie. I like drugs, I like the whole lifestyle, but it just didn’t pay off.
    Gus Van Sant, U.S. screenwriter, and Dan Yost. Bob Hughes (Matt Dillon)

    Apothecary. My poverty, but not my will, consents.
    Romeo. I pay thy poverty, and not thy will.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I came here for one thing only, to try to help national Ireland—and if there is no such thing in existence then the sooner I pay for my illusions the better.
    Roger Casement (1864–1916)