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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unpaid(adj)

    not paid

    "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill"

    recreational, volunteer(a), amateur

    remunerated, reply-paid, salaried, stipendiary, nonvoluntary, remunerative, professional, mercenary(a), prepaid, cashed, post-free, paying(a), unvoluntary, paid-up, postpaid, paid, compensable, square(p), involuntary, freelance(a), free-lance(a), compensated

  2. unpaid, volunteer(a)(adj)

    without payment

    "the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers"; "a volunteer fire department"

    remunerated, involuntary, salaried, post-free, stipendiary, prepaid, compensated, paid-up, freelance(a), mercenary(a), professional, unvoluntary, compensable, paid, cashed, paying(a), reply-paid, free-lance(a), postpaid, nonvoluntary, remunerative, square(p)

  3. amateur, recreational, unpaid(adj)

    engaged in as a pastime

    "an amateur painter"; "gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals"; "recreational golfers"; "reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating"; "unpaid extras in the documentary"

    recreational, volunteer(a), inexpert, amateurish, unskilled, amateur

    salaried, stipendiary, cashed, reply-paid, free-lance(a), paid, nonvoluntary, freelance(a), prepaid, mercenary(a), professional, paying(a), square(p), paid-up, postpaid, remunerated, compensable, involuntary, post-free, compensated, unvoluntary, remunerative

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unpaid(a.)

    unsettled, owing, due, outstanding

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unpaid(a)

    outstanding, payable, due, unliquidated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unpaid":

    unremunerated, non-remunerated, outstanding, non-paid, non-duty-paid, non-salaried, non-payment

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  1. Eric Schultz:

    As we announced months ago, President Obama will deliver speeches from time to time. Some of those speeches will be paid, some will be unpaid, and regardless of venue or sponsor, President Obama will be true to his values, his vision, and his record, with regard to this or any speech involving Wall Street sponsors, I'd just point out that in 2008, Barack Obama raised more money from Wall Street than any candidate in history -- and still went on to successfully pass and implement the toughest reforms on Wall Street since FDR.

  2. Steve Malanga:

    This is the kind of budget you would pass if you were a state that hit a bump in the road and had a deficit you needed to get rid of over the next two or three years, it's not the kind of budget you'd pass if you have $14 billion in unpaid bills and a $130 billion unfunded (pension) liability.

  3. Heidi Hemmat:

    Society has changed. People have changed. My physical and mental health were unraveling. As soon as that ratings period ended I took an unpaid leave of absence, and in August I asked to be let out of my contract.

  4. Ron Johnson:

    The practice also put non-union employees, or union employees who supported other candidates, at a disadvantage, if those employees sought unpaid leave for several weeks for campaign activity, they would not have received the same treatment.

  5. Seo Jae-Pyoung:

    Only two people... are both working here now, we have been working unpaid since earlier this year.

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