paying back

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Noun1.paying back - a reciprocal group action; "in return we gave them as good as we got"
group action - action taken by a group of people
requital, payment - an act of requiting; returning in kind
retaliation, revenge - action taken in return for an injury or offense
reciprocation - the act of making or doing something in return
tit for tat - an equivalent given in return
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Tamoszius made good wages; and little by little the family were paying back their debt to Marija, so she ought soon to have enough to start life upon--only, with her preposterous softheartedness, she would insist upon spending a good part of her money every week for things which she saw they needed.
With Dover's ugly security soon to be put in force, with the proceeds of his practice immediately absorbed in paying back debts, and with the chance, if the worst were known, of daily supplies being refused on credit, above all with the vision of Rosamond's hopeless discontent continually haunting him, Lydgate had begun to see that he should inevitably bend himself to ask help from somebody or other.
Thus the farmers were compelled to borrow more and more, while they were prevented from paying back old loans.
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The National Higher Education Fund Corporation's (PTPTN) wage garnishment scheme penalises those already paying back their student loans regularly, said Syahredzan Johan.
By Yoon Ja-young As interest rates on loans are surging following a US key rate hike, the self-employed, already suffering from a sluggish economy and soaring costs following the steep minimum wage hike, are facing snowballing burdens of paying back loans.
However, instead of instantly paying back the over charged amount to the consumers by SSGCL, the government has ordered to clear the amount in five long years, said sources.
Cardiff Crown Court was told that while Fong had paid back the council tax benefit he was paying back the pension credit at a rate of PS24 per fortnight.