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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To pay on (0.01029 detik)
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Definition: To pay on
(p[=a]), v. i.
To give a recompense; to make payment, requital, or
satisfaction; to discharge a debt.
The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again. --Ps.
2. Hence, to make or secure suitable return for expense or
trouble; to be remunerative or profitable; to be worth the
effort or pains required; as, it will pay to ride; it will
pay to wait; politeness always pays.
To pay for
(a) To make amends for; to atone for; as, men often pay
for their mistakes with loss of property or
reputation, sometimes with life.
(b) To give an equivalent for; to bear the expense of; to
be mulcted on account of.
'T was I paid for your sleeps; I watched your
wakings. --Beau. & Fl.
To pay off
. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Naut.) To fall to
leeward, as the head of a vessel under sail.
To pay on
. [Etymol. uncertain.] To beat with vigor; to
redouble blows. [Colloq.]
To pay round
[Etymol. uncertain.] (Naut.) To turn the