payment

  • 1 payment — 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

  • 2 Payment — 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

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

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 payment — [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

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

    English terms dictionary

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

    English World dictionary

  • 7 payment — 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

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

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 Payment — 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

  • 10 payment — 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

  • 11 payment — 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

  • 12 payment */*/*/ — 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

  • 13 payment — / 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

  • 14 payment — 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

  • 15 payment — 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

  • 16 payment — 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

  • 17 payment — / peɪmənt/ noun 1. the act of giving money in exchange 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… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 18 Payment — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Payment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 payment payment defrayment Sgm: N 1 discharge discharge Sgm: N 1 acquittance acquittance quittance Sgm: N 1 settlement settlement clearance liquidation …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 payment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of paying Nouns 1. payment, defrayment; discharge, remission; acquittance, quittance; settlement, clearance, liquidation, satisfaction, reckoning, arrangement, restitution, repayment, reimbursement;… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 payment — [[t]pe͟ɪmənt[/t]] ♦♦ payments 1) N COUNT: oft n N, N to/of/on n A payment is an amount of money that is paid to someone, or the act of paying this money. Thousands of its customers are in arrears with loans and mortgage payments... The fund will… …

    English dictionary