Definition of Payoff

1. Noun. The final payment of a debt.

Exact synonyms: Final Payment
Generic synonyms: Payment



2. Noun. Payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment.
Exact synonyms: Bribe
Generic synonyms: Payment
Specialized synonyms: Hush Money, Kickback, Payola, Soap
Derivative terms: Bribe

3. Noun. The income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property. "The average return was about 5%"
Exact synonyms: Issue, Proceeds, Return, Take, Takings, Yield
Generic synonyms: Income
Specialized synonyms: Economic Rent, Rent, Payback
Derivative terms: Return, Take, Yield

4. Noun. A recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing. "Virtue is its own reward"
Exact synonyms: Reward, Wages
Generic synonyms: Aftermath, Consequence
Derivative terms: Reward, Reward

Definition of Payoff

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of pay-off) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Payoff

1. the act of distributing gains [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Payoff

payment rate
payment schedule
payment service
payments
payn
payndemain
paynim
paynimry
paynims
paynize
paynized
paynizes
paynizing
paynym
paynyms
payoff (current term)
payoff function
payoffs
payola
payolas
payor
payors
payot
payout
payouts
payphone
payphones
payroll
payroll check
payroll department

Literary usage of Payoff

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1. The Changing Structure of the Electric Power Industry: An Update by Rebecca A. McNerney (1998)
"payoff Diagram for Long and Short Futures Positions PROFIT FUTURES PRICE ... (+) Purchase Price Long Position payoff LOSS Short Position payoff Source: ..."

2. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"... 1-9—Cost of Capital for RAD Project With-Year payoff Lag Cost of capital 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 — United States ..."

3. The Insider's Guide To Home Equity Borrowing: How to Find the Best Lender by Pete Hitesman (2004)
"WHEN ARE payoff DEMANDS NEEDED? If you have a (second) mortgage or existing HELOC that will be paid off with this loan, your lender will probably want to do ..."

4. OECD Economics Glossary: English-French = Glossaire de L'économie de L'OCDE by Oecd (2006)
"'payout period', 1er sens] [GES] symmetric payoff remboursements symétriques [FIN] yn. pay-OUt 1. dividende [Nota: syn. 'dividend'] [FIN] - 2. participation ..."

5. Community Substance Abuse Indicators Handbook by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... product with incredible payoff. Some of these payoffs are: Getting people past denial — The breadth of indicator information you find will create a ..."

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