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Synonyms for pay back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reward, repay, pay back(verb)

    act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions

    Synonyms:
    get, reinforce, riposte, honor, pay off, refund, retort, reward, fix, honour, return, requite, come back, repay, rejoin, give back

  2. pay back, pay off, get, fix(verb)

    take vengeance on or get even

    "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him"

    Synonyms:
    desexualize, take, desexualise, restore, make, gear up, mystify, experience, develop, draw, cook, have, mend, become, desex, sustain, ready, receive, scram, unsex, amaze, stimulate, sire, limit, posit, drive, engender, go, fix, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, fixate, beat, pay, set about, get down, incur, make up, contract, bring forth, grow, specify, dumbfound, stupefy, start, fasten, arrest, beget, liquidate, sterilise, secure, repair, bring, bewilder, sterilize, mother, buy off, father, buzz off, catch, touch on, let, obtain, redeem, puzzle, flummox, repay, compensate, set, get, generate, prepare, capture, find, deposit, define, furbish up, baffle, produce, start out, pose, vex, situate, aim, induce, perplex, gravel, begin, fetch, set up, reward, determine, commence, arrive, set out, convey, acquire, come, pay off, bushel, bugger off, cause, doctor, nonplus

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pay back

    Synonyms:
    reimburse, refund, restore, repay, requite, indemnify, retaliate

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How to use pay back in a sentence?

  1. Ivan Glasenberg:

    We don't want to oversupply and cannibalise our own business, if we do generate cash and we don't find better ways to deploy it, we are owner-managers and we are happy to pay back some money to ourselves.

  2. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    You don't pay back your parents. You can't. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It's a sort of entailment. Or if you don't have children of the body, it's left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one.

  3. Chief Executive Robert Martin:

    Our general approach has been to talk about a three-month deferral where we maybe defer around half of their rent and then have them pay back whenever their strong period is later in the year.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    The Chinese like to say it is' win win' but it could be lose lose for major projects that are not responsible, that the recipient country can't pay back.

  5. Malayan Proverb:

    One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.


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  • revanchieren, zurückzahlenGerman
  • pagarSpanish
  • maksaa, hyvittää, maksaa samalla mitalla, palauttaa, maksaa potut pottuina, takaisinFinnish
  • rembourserFrench

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