Definition of Payment

1. Noun. A sum of money paid or a claim discharged.




2. Noun. The act of paying money.

3. Noun. An act of requiting; returning in kind.
Exact synonyms: Requital
Generic synonyms: Getting Even, Paying Back, Return
Derivative terms: Requite

Definition of Payment

1. n. The act of paying, or giving compensation; the discharge of a debt or an obligation.

Definition of Payment

1. Noun. The act of paying. ¹

2. Noun. A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Payment

1. something that is paid [n -S]

Payment Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Payment

payfone
payfones
paygrade
paygrades
paying
paying(a)
paying attention
paying back
payings
payload
payloader
payloaders
payloads
paymaster
paymasters
payment (current term)
payment rate
payment schedule
payment service
payments
payn
payndemain
paynim
paynimry
paynims
paynize
paynized
paynizes
paynizing
paynym

Literary usage of Payment

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report (1903)
"payment by State Comptroller on account 2,55890 Dec. 31. payment by State Comptroller on account 2,30424 1908. Jan. 31. payment by State Comptroller on ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages of Real Property by Leonard Augustus Jones (1882)
"Presumption and evidence of payment, 913-918. IV. payment by accounting as ... At common law payment or tender of payment at the time mentioned in the ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"269, says: *The only, coin received from the Boston, New York and Philadelphia banks, in payment of their subscription to ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Sale of Personal Property by Floyd Russell Mechem (1901)
"OF payment OF THE PRICE. [§§ 1420, 1421. Exception.— payment of a part, however, at a different time,1 or place,2 or in a different ..."

5. Annual Report by Iowa Highway Commission (1915)
"22, tube paints tor maps, Soe; 1914 Feb. 9, 4 litho, blks., 400 eaeh, $65.50; Feb. 14, payment on map ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Commercial Paper: Containing a Full Statement of by Joseph Fitz Randolph (1899)
"Discharge on Part payment. 1411. Part payment by Joint Maker—Indorser—Drawer. 1412. ... Foreign Statutes as to Part payment 1414. Receipt for payment. 1415. ..."

7. Precedents in Pleading: With Copious Notes on Pleading, Practice and Evidence by Joseph Chitty, Henry Pearson (1847)
"Subsequent partnership no defence to an action for a loan; Garrard v. Harding, 5 M. & G. 477. payment. OBS. As to this defence in general, see Chit. ..."

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