Definitions of pay

The word "pay" uses 3 letters: apy.

PAY is playable in:

Words With Friends8
Scrabble US8
Scrabble UK8

v. t. - To cover, as bottom of a vessel, a seam, a spar, etc., with tar or pitch, or waterproof composition of tallow, resin, etc.; to smear. 2

v. t. - To satisfy, or content; specifically, to satisfy (another person) for service rendered, property delivered, etc.; to discharge one's obligation to; to make due return to; to compensate; to remunerate; to recompense; to requite; as, to pay workmen or servants. 2

v. t. - Hence, figuratively: To compensate justly; to requite according to merit; to reward; to punish; to retort or retaliate upon. 2

v. t. - To discharge, as a debt, demand, or obligation, by giving or doing what is due or required; to deliver the amount or value of to the person to whom it is owing; to discharge a debt by delivering (money owed). 2

v. t. - To discharge or fulfill, as a duy; to perform or render duty, as that which has been promised. 2

v. t. - To give or offer, without an implied obligation; as, to pay attention; to pay a visit. 2

v. i. - To give a recompense; to make payment, requital, or satisfaction; to discharge a debt. 2

v. i. - 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. 2

n. - Satisfaction; content. 2

n. - An equivalent or return for money due, goods purchased, or services performed; salary or wages for work or service; compensation; recompense; payment; hire; as, the pay of a clerk; the pay of a soldier. 2

Direct anagrams of pay:

pya8 yap8

Words formed by adding one letter before or after pay (in bold), or to apy in any order:

g - gapy11

l - paly10 play10

t - paty9

s - pays9 pyas9 spay9 yaps9

r - pray9

u - yaup10

w - yawp12


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