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un·der·pay

 (ŭn′dər-pā′)
tr.v. un·der·paid (-pād′), un·der·pay·ing, un·der·pays
To pay insufficiently or less than is deserved.

un′der·pay′ment n.
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underpay

(ˌʌndəˈpeɪ)
vb, -pays, -paying or -paid
to pay (someone) insufficiently
ˌunderˈpayment n
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un•der•pay

(ˌʌn dərˈpeɪ)

v.t. -paid, -pay•ing.
to pay (a person) less than is customary or deserved.
[1840–50]
un•der•pay•ment (ˌʌn dərˈpeɪ mənt, ˈʌn dərˌpeɪ-) n.
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underpay


Past participle: underpaid
Gerund: underpaying

Imperative
underpay
underpay
Present
I underpay
you underpay
he/she/it underpays
we underpay
you underpay
they underpay
Preterite
I underpaid
you underpaid
he/she/it underpaid
we underpaid
you underpaid
they underpaid
Present Continuous
I am underpaying
you are underpaying
he/she/it is underpaying
we are underpaying
you are underpaying
they are underpaying
Present Perfect
I have underpaid
you have underpaid
he/she/it has underpaid
we have underpaid
you have underpaid
they have underpaid
Past Continuous
I was underpaying
you were underpaying
he/she/it was underpaying
we were underpaying
you were underpaying
they were underpaying
Past Perfect
I had underpaid
you had underpaid
he/she/it had underpaid
we had underpaid
you had underpaid
they had underpaid
Future
I will underpay
you will underpay
he/she/it will underpay
we will underpay
you will underpay
they will underpay
Future Perfect
I will have underpaid
you will have underpaid
he/she/it will have underpaid
we will have underpaid
you will have underpaid
they will have underpaid
Future Continuous
I will be underpaying
you will be underpaying
he/she/it will be underpaying
we will be underpaying
you will be underpaying
they will be underpaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been underpaying
you have been underpaying
he/she/it has been underpaying
we have been underpaying
you have been underpaying
they have been underpaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been underpaying
you will have been underpaying
he/she/it will have been underpaying
we will have been underpaying
you will have been underpaying
they will have been underpaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been underpaying
you had been underpaying
he/she/it had been underpaying
we had been underpaying
you had been underpaying
they had been underpaying
Conditional
I would underpay
you would underpay
he/she/it would underpay
we would underpay
you would underpay
they would underpay
Past Conditional
I would have underpaid
you would have underpaid
he/she/it would have underpaid
we would have underpaid
you would have underpaid
they would have underpaid
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.underpay - pay too littleunderpay - pay too little      
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
overpay - pay too much
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Translations
يَدْفَعُ أجْرا أقَل من المُسْتَحَق
málo platit
underbetale
alulfizet
undirborga
per mažai mokėti
maksāt pārāk mazu algu
málo platiť
düşük ücret ödemek

underpay

[ˈʌndəˈpeɪ] (underpaid (pt, pp)) VTpagar mal
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underpay

[ˌʌndəˈpeɪ] (underpaid (pt, pp)) vtpagare male, sottopagare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

underpay

(andəˈpei) past tense, past participle ˌunderˈpaid verb
to pay (a person) too little. They claim that they are underpaid and overworked.
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