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pay·rollalso pay roll (pā′rōl′)
1. A list of employees receiving wages or salaries, with the amounts due to each.
2. The total sum of money to be paid out to employees at a given time.
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a list of employees, specifying the salary or wage of each
2. (Banking & Finance)
a. the total of these amounts or the actual money equivalent
b. (as modifier): a payroll tax.
1. a list of employees to be paid, with the amount due to each.
2. the sum total of these amounts.
3. the actual money on hand for distribution.
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|Noun||1.||payroll - a list of employees and their salaries; "the company had a long payroll"|
pay, remuneration, salary, wage, earnings - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
register - a book in which names and transactions are listed
|2.||payroll - the total amount of money paid in wages; "the company had a large payroll"|
|3.||payroll - the department that determines the amounts of wage or salary due to each employee|