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pay an arm and a leg (informal) to pay a lot of money, much more than one wishes to spend.
pay attention to direct your mind to (something); focus your attention on (usu. fol. by "to").
pay back to return what is owed or borrowed; repay.
paycheck a bank check in payment of wages or salary. [2 definitions]
payday the day on which one's wage or salary is paid.
pay dirt (informal) any source of wealth, money, or success. [2 definitions]
payload the revenue-producing number or weight of passengers, cargo, or the like that a vehicle can or does carry. [3 definitions]
paymaster a person employed or authorized by an organization to pay wages and salaries.
payment the act or an instance of paying. [3 definitions]
payoff the full payment of a debt, salary, wager, or the like. [3 definitions]
pay off to finish payments on (a debt). [3 definitions]
pay off a score to retaliate in response to a grievance or hurt.
pay phone a usu. coin-operated public telephone.
payroll a list of those who are to be paid by an employer and the sum owed to each. [3 definitions]
pay the piper to suffer the unpleasant consequences of former pleasure or irresponsibility. [2 definitions]
pay up (informal) to pay the total amount of a particular debt.
pazazz variant of pizazz.
Pb symbol of the chemical element lead.
PBS abbreviation of "Public Broadcasting Service."
PBX abbreviation of "private branch exchange."
PC abbreviation of "personal computer," a compact computer designed for individual use; microcomputer.