Payment

  • 1payment — I (act of paying) noun acquittal, acquittance, amortization, amortizement, clearance, compensation, defrayal, defrayment, disbursement, discharge of a debt, expenditure, liquidation, outlay, quittance, receipt in full, reckoning, recompense,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2Payment — Pay ment, n. [F. payment, paiement. See {Pay} to requite.] 1. The act of paying, or giving compensation; the discharge of a debt or an obligation. [1913 Webster] No man envieth the payment of a debt. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is paid;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3payment — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. paiement, from paiier (see PAY (Cf. pay) (v.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4payment — [n] fee; installment of fee acquittal, advance, alimony, amends, amortization, amount, annuity, award, bounty, cash, defrayal, defrayment, deposit, disbursement, discharge, down, fee, hire, indemnification, outlay, part, paying, pay off, pension …

    New thesaurus

  • 5payment — ► NOUN 1) the action of paying or the process of being paid. 2) an amount paid or payable …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6payment — [pā′mənt] n. 1. a paying or being paid 2. something that is paid 3. penalty or reward …

    English World dictionary

  • 7payment — The amount required to repay a loan, including interest and fees. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * payment pay‧ment [ˈpeɪmənt] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] FINANCE an amount of money that must be or has been paid, or the act of paying it …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8payment — noun 1 paying/being paid ADJECTIVE ▪ immediate (esp. BrE), prompt ▪ late ▪ penalties for late payment of tax ▪ early (esp. BrE) ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9Payment — A payment is the transfer of wealth from one party (such as a person or company) to another. A payment is usually made in exchange for the provision of goods, services or both, or to fulfill a legal obligation. The simplest and oldest form of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 10payment — The fulfilment of a promise, or the performance of an agreement. A discharge of an obligation or debt, and part payment, if accepted, is a discharge pro tanto. In a more restricted legal sense payment is the performance of a duty, promise, or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11payment — pay|ment W1S2 [ˈpeımənt] n 1.) an amount of money that has been or must be paid ▪ You can make a payment in any bank. ▪ Employees may occasionally receive bonus payments . ▪ The country cannot meet the payments on its £80 billion foreign debt. ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12payment */*/*/ — UK [ˈpeɪmənt] / US noun Word forms payment : singular payment plural payments 1) [countable] an amount of money that you pay or receive The first payment is due on 31 January. make a payment: You have to make a payment of £55 every month. meet… …

    English dictionary

  • 13payment — / peɪmənt/ noun 1. the money exchanged for goods or a service ● We always ask for payment in cash or cash payment and not payment by cheque. ● The payment of interest or the interest payment should be made on the 22nd of each month. ♦ payment… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 14payment — pay|ment [ peımənt ] noun *** 1. ) count an amount of money that you pay or receive: The first payment is due on January 31. make a payment: You have to make a payment of $55 every month. meet payments (=manage to make payments): He failed to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15payment — n. 1) to make (a) payment 2) to stop payment (of, on a check) 3) to suspend payments 4) a cash; down ( initial ); redundancy (BE; AE has severance pay); token payment 5) (a) payment for, on 6) in full payment (of a bill) * * * [ peɪmənt] on token …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16payment — noun 1 (C) an amount of money that has been or must be paid: Discounts offered for cash payments | Tom s gotten into arrears with his mortgage payments. | make a payment: Interest payments are made quarterly. 2 (U) the act of paying: We expect… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English