HyperDic: payment

English > 3 senses of the word payment:
NOUNpossessionpaymenta sum of money paid or a claim discharged
actpayment, defrayal, defraymentthe act of paying money
actpayment, requitalan act of requiting
payment > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > payment: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA sum of money paid or a claim discharged.
Narrowerbenefitfinancial assistance in time of need
blood moneypaid to a hired murderer
bonus, incentiveAn additional payment (or other remuneration) to employees as a means of increasing output
bribe, payoffPayment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
cash, immediate paymentPrompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check
conscience moneyPayment made voluntarily to reduce guilt over dishonest dealings
credit, deferred paymentarrangement for deferred payment for goods and services
down payment, depositA partial payment made at the time of purchase
installmentA payment of part of a debt
lump sumA complete payment consisting of a single sum of money
overpaymentA payment larger than needed or expected
payoff, final paymentThe final payment of a debt
penaltyA payment required for not fulfilling a contract
pittanceAn inadequate payment
premium, insurance premiumPayment for insurance
recompensePayment or reward (as for service rendered)
refundmoney returned to a payer
regular paymentA payment made at regular times
remittance, remittal, remission, remitmentA payment of money sent to a person in another place
repayment, quittancePayment of a debt or obligation
residual(often plural) a payment that is made to a performer or writer or director of a television show or commercial that is paid for every repeat showing
rewardPayment made in return for a service rendered
royaltyPayment to the holder of a patent / patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property
satisfaction(law) the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation
subscriptionA payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time
support paymentA payment made by one person for the support of another
token paymentA small payment made in acknowledgement of an obligation
underpaymentA payment smaller than needed or expected
BroadercostThe total / total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
Oppositenonpayment, default, nonremittalLoss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
Spanishabono, desembolso, pago
Catalanabonament, desemborsament, desembors, pagament
Verbspaygive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
paycancel or discharge a debt
paydischarge or settle
English > payment: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of paying money.
Synonymsdefrayal, defrayment
Narroweramortization, amortisationPayment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
fee splittingPayment (usually by doctors or lawyers) of part of the fee in return for the referral
overpaymentThe act of paying too much
prepaymentPayment in advance
ransomPayment for the release of someone
refund, repaymentThe act of returning money received previously
remunerationThe act of paying for goods or services or to recompense for losses
renderingGiving in acknowledgment of obligation
spending, disbursement, disbursal, outlayThe act of spending or disbursing money
tributePayment by one nation for protection by another
underpaymentThe act of paying / paying / paying less than required
Broadercommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Oppositeevasion, nonpaymentThe deliberate act of failing to pay money
Spanishabono, pago
Catalanabonament, pagament
Verbspaygive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
paycancel or discharge a debt
paydischarge or settle
English > payment: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn act of requiting; returning in kind.
Broaderreturn, paying back, getting evenA reciprocal group action

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