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Synonyms for paying

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gainful, paid, paying(adj)

    yielding a fair profit

    paying(a), salaried, stipendiary, gainful, compensable, remunerative, paid, nonrecreational

    unprofitable, unpaid

  2. compensable, paying(a), remunerative, salaried, stipendiary(adj)

    for which money is paid

    "a paying job"; "remunerative work"; "salaried employment"; "stipendiary services"

    unprofitable, unpaid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. paying(a.)

    remunerative, profitable, gainful, that pays

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. paying(a)

    profitable, lucrative, gainful, remunerative

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "paying":

    payer, payment, pay, paid, giving

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How to use paying in a sentence?

  1. Northern Star:

    We are in the business of generating superior shareholder returns. Paying some of the premiums being asked for gold assets in today's market is not consistent with that objective.

  2. Larry Sabato:

    Maybe he gets on TV to whine about the debate, but he uses the rest of the time to say, 'Here's what I stand for,' then suddenly people start paying attention. Democratic activists will actually know who he is.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    Taking action to protect our planet is a public health decision for clean air and clean water for our children, an economic decision for creating the green, good-paying jobs of the future, a national security decision to address resource competition and climate migration and also a moral decision to be good stewards of God's creation and pass a sustainable, healthy planet to the next generation.

  4. President Trump:

    On top of that, Germany is just paying a little bit over 1 %, whereas the United States, in actual numbers, is paying 4.2 % of a much larger GDP, so I think that's inappropriate also. You know, we're protecting Germany, we're protecting France. We're protecting everybody. And yet we're paying a lot of money to protect.

  5. John Kasich:

    We, frankly, are united with many people in the Arab world today, because of the atrocities we see, and we need to make sure that our friends in Europe are not putting their heads in the sand, and they have for too long, and some of them are paying the price, tragically speaking.


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