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Synonyms for payment
ˈpeɪ mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. payment(noun)

    a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

    defrayment, requital, defrayal

    evasion, nonpayment, default, nonremittal

  2. payment, defrayal, defrayment(noun)

    the act of paying money

    defrayment, requital, defrayal

    nonpayment, default, evasion, nonremittal

  3. requital, payment(noun)

    an act of requiting; returning in kind

    defrayment, requital, defrayal, retribution

    nonpayment, nonremittal, default, evasion

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. payment(n)

    An allowance is a stipulated amount furnished at regular intervals as a matter of discretion or gratuity, as of food to besieged soldiers, or of money to a child or ward. Compensation is a comprehensive word signifying a return for a service done. Remuneration is applied to matters of great amount or importance. Recompense is a still wider and loftier word, with less suggestion of calculation and market value; there are services for which affection and gratitude are the sole and sufficient recompense; earnings, fees, hire, pay, salary, and wages are forms of compensation and may be included in compensation, remuneration, or recompense. Pay is commercial and strictly signifies an exact pecuniary equivalent for a thing or service, except when the contrary is expressly stated, as when we speak of "high pay" or "poor pay." Wages denotes what a worker receives. Earnings is often used as exactly equivalent to wages, but may be used with reference to the real value of work done or service rendered, and even applied to inanimate things; as, the earnings of capital. Hire is distinctly mercenary or menial, but as a noun has gone out of popular use, tho the verb to hire is common. Salary is for literary or professional work, wages for handicraft or other comparatively inferior service; a salary is regarded as more permanent than wages; an editor receives a salary, a compositor receives wages. Stipend has become exclusively a literary word. A fee is given for a single service or privilege, and is sometimes in the nature of a gratuity. Compare REQUITE.

    allowance, compensation, earnings, fee, hire, honorarium, pay, recompense, remuneration, requital, salary, stipend, wages

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. payment(n)

    paying, compensation, remuneration liquidation, discharge, reparation, settlement, recompense, defrayment, amends, retaliation, retribution, paying back

    nonpayment, protest, repudiation, default, defalcation, appropriation

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  1. Jordan McKee:

    Apple Pay is by far the most secure way to make a payment in general today.

  2. Dennis Nolte:

    Four years later, during the market meltdown when everyone's hair was one fire, this young woman walks in and says she's there to put a $5,000 down payment on their house, it was like water in a desert.

  3. Chairman Jay Clayton:

    Cryptoassets, while they have benefits...can present a great deal of risk, particularly in cases where, in form, they are the same as securities or the same as currencies, or the same as payment systems, but they're not regulated in the same way.

  4. Murray Pulman:

    The war is not over, however, getting payment, compensation and costs ... is another whole new fight which begins today.

  5. Michael Cohen:

    In a private transaction in 2016, I used my own personal funds to facilitate a payment of $ 130,000 to Ms. Stephanie Clifford, neither the Trump Organization nor the President Donald Trump campaign was a party to the transaction with Ms. Stephanie Clifford, and neither reimbursed me for the payment, either directly or indirectly.

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