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paid 1

 (pād)
v.
Past tense and past participle of pay1.

paid 2

 (pād)
v. Nautical
A past tense and a past participle of pay2.

paid

(peɪd)
vb
1. the past tense and past participle of pay1
2. put paid to chiefly Brit and NZ to end or destroy: breaking his leg put paid to his hopes of running in the Olympics.

pay1

(peɪ)

v. paid or (Obs. except for def. 18b) payed, pay•ing, v.t.
1. to discharge or settle (a debt, obligation, etc.), as by transferring money or goods, or by doing something.
2. to give over (money) in exchange for something.
3. to transfer money to (a person or organization) as compensation for work done or services rendered.
4. to defray (cost or expense).
5. to be profitable to: Your training will pay you well in the future.
6. to yield as a return: The stock paid six percent last year.
7. to reward or retaliate against, as for good, harm, or an offense.
8. to give or render (attention, respects, a compliment, etc.), as if due or fitting.
9. to make (a call, visit, etc.).
10. to suffer in retribution; undergo: to pay the penalty for a crime.
v.i.
11. to transfer money, goods, etc., as in making a purchase or settling a debt.
12. to discharge a debt or obligation.
13. to yield a return, profit, or advantage; be worthwhile: It pays to be courteous.
14. to give compensation, as for damage or loss sustained.
15. to suffer or be punished for something: to pay with one's life.
16. pay back,
a. to repay or return.
b. to retaliate against; punish.
17. pay off,
a. to pay (someone) everything that is due that person, esp. final wages.
b. to pay (a debt) in full.
c. Informal. to bribe.
d. to retaliate against; punish.
e. to result in success or failure.
18. pay out,
a. to distribute (money, wages, etc.); disburse.
b. to let out (a rope) by slackening.
19. pay up,
a. to pay fully.
b. to pay on demand.
n.
20. the act of paying or being paid; payment.
21. wages, salary, or a stipend.
22. paid employment.
adj.
23. operable or accessible on deposit of coins: a pay toilet.
24. pertaining to or requiring payment.
Idioms:
1. pay one's (own) way, to pay one's own share of the expenses; be self-supporting.
2. pay through the nose, to pay an exorbitant price.
[1150–1200; Middle English < Old French paier < Medieval Latin pācāre to satisfy, settle (a debt), Latin: to pacify (by force of arms). See peace]

pay2

(peɪ)

v.t. payed, pay•ing.
to coat or cover (seams, a ship's bottom, etc.) with pitch, tar, or the like.
[1620–30; < Middle French peier, Old French < Latin picāre to smear with pitch, derivative of pix (s. pic-) pitch2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.paid - marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check"
unpaid - not paid; "unpaid wages"; "an unpaid bill"
2.paid - involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby
professional - engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood; "the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications"; "began her professional career after the Olympics"; "professional theater"; "professional football"; "a professional cook"; "professional actors and athletes"
3.paid - yielding a fair profit
profitable - yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market"

paid

adjective salaried, waged, rewarded, remunerated a well-paid accountant
Translations
placený
betalt
maksettu
plaćen
支払い済みの
유급인
betald
ได้จ่ายแล้ว
đã được thanh toán

paid

[peɪd]
A. PT & PP of pay
B. ADJ
1. [official] → asalariado, que recibe un sueldo; [work] → remunerado, rentado (S. Cone); [bill, holiday etc] → pagado
a paid hackun escritorzuelo a sueldo
2. to put paid to sth (Brit) → acabar con or poner fin a algo

paid

[ˈpeɪd]
pt
pp of pay
adj
[work] → rémunéré(e); [staff] → rémunéré(e)
[holiday] → payé(e)
3 weeks' paid holiday → trois semaines de congés payés
to put paid to sth (mainly British)mettre fin à qchpaid-up [ˌpeɪdˈʌp] adj
[member] → cotisant(e)
Over three million people in Britain are paid-up members of conservation groups → Plus de trois millions de personnes en Grande-Bretagne sont membres cotisants d'une association de protection de la nature.
[shares] → libéré(e)
paid-up capital → capital versé

paid

pret, ptp of pay
adj
official, workbezahlt; a highly paid jobein hoch bezahlter Posten; a highly paid managerein hoch bezahlter Manager, eine hoch bezahlte Managerin; paid leavebezahlter Urlaub
(esp Brit) to put paid to somethingetw zunichtemachen; that’s put paid to my weekenddamit ist mein Wochenende geplatzt or gestorben (inf); that’s put paid to himdamit ist für ihn der Ofen aus (inf), → das wars dann wohl für ihn (inf)
n the low/well paiddie Gering-/Gutverdienenden pl

paid

[peɪd]
1. pt, pp of pay
2. adj (work, official) → rimunerato/a
to put paid to sth (ruin) → metter fine a qc

pay

(pei) past tense, past participle paid verb
1. to give (money) to (someone) in exchange for goods, services etc. He paid $5 for the book.
2. to return (money that is owed). It's time you paid your debts.
3. to suffer punishment (for). You'll pay for that remark!
4. to be useful or profitable (to). Crime doesn't pay.
5. to give (attention, homage, respect etc). Pay attention!; to pay one's respects.
noun
money given or received for work etc; wages. How much pay do you get?
ˈpayable adjective
which may be or must be paid. The account is payable at the end of the month.
payˈee noun
a person to whom money is (to be) paid.
ˈpayment noun
1. money etc paid. The TV can be paid for in ten weekly payments.
2. the act of paying. He gave me a book in payment for my kindness.
ˈpay-packet noun
an envelope containing a person's wages. The manager handed out the pay-packets.
ˈpay-roll noun
1. a list of all the workers in a factory etc. We have 450 people on the pay-roll.
2. the total amount of money to be paid to all the workers. The thieves stole the pay-roll.
pay back
1. to give back (to someone something that one has borrowed). I'll pay you back as soon as I can.
2. to punish. I'll pay you back for that!
pay off
1. to pay in full and discharge (workers) because they are no longer needed. Hundreds of steel-workers have been paid off.
2. to have good results. His hard work paid off.
pay up
to give (money) to someone, eg in order to pay a debt. You have three days to pay up (= You must pay up within three days).
put paid to
to prevent a person from doing (something he planned or wanted to do). The rain put paid to our visit to the zoo.

paid

مُسْدَد placený betalt bezahlt πληρωμένος remunerado maksettu payé plaćen pagato 支払い済みの 유급인 betaald betalt opłacony pago оплаченный betald ได้จ่ายแล้ว ücretli đã được thanh toán 领工资的

paid

v. pp. de to pay, pagado.
References in classic literature ?
No sooner had the guest paid the usual stale compliments and bowed himself out, than Jenny, under pretense of asking an important question, informed Mr.
The boy paid no attention to the muttering of his grandfather, but ran along beside him and won- dered what was going to happen.
It's some of the company's business, anyhow, and I'm paid for looking after that.
The Bohemian family, grandmother told me as we drove along, had bought the homestead of a fellow countryman, Peter Krajiek, and had paid him more than it was worth.
Doctor Mandelet paid no attention to Madame Ratignolle's upbraidings.
On the contrary, Heyward thought the manner of the young Mohican was disdainful, if not a little fierce, and that he suppressed passions that were ready to explode, as much in compliment to the listeners, as from the deference he usually paid to his white associate.
So valiantly did our small party fight, that, to the memory of those who unfortunately fell in the battle, enough of honour cannot be paid.
On another occasion, one Whiskey Dick, impelled by a sense of duty, paid a visit to the new house and its fair occupants, in a fashion frankly recounted by him afterwards at the bar of the Tecumseh Saloon.
His terms were, that either the aforesaid ground-rent, from the day when the cellar began to be dug, should be paid down, or the mansion itself given up; else he, the ghostly creditor, would have his finger in all the affairs of the Pyncheons, and make everything go wrong with them, though it should be a thousand years after his death.
The Custom-House marker imprinted it, with a stencil and black paint, on pepper-bags, and baskets of anatto, and cigar-boxes, and bales of all kinds of dutiable merchandise, in testimony that these commodities had paid the impost, and gone regularly through the office.
My conclusion bloomed there with the real rose flush of his innocence: he was only too fine and fair for the little horrid, unclean school world, and he had paid a price for it.
And there is all the difference in the world between paying and being paid.