Over the telephone on Tuesday night, the leaders had agreed that Germany must decide whether to pay up or kick out the drinkers.
When that time comes, the company would have to pay up, which would make it less profitable.
To pay up, they forced her to have sex for money, to do whatever they wanted.
For platinum, gold, or other more generous plans, the premiums (or amount you pay up front) will be more expensive.
Even bus stops for minivans wishing to run their routes there have to pay up.
pay up to the 15th, and after that we will see—I say, we will see.
I think you made a good bargain with the Bangses—that is, if they pay up.
The same friend was with him when a man called to pay up the interest on a considerable sum which Mr. Marsden had lent to him.
And if you gentlemen all agreed to pay in advance I could make Hamilton pay up, too.
The purchaser has the privilege to pay up any time within the 10 years, thereby saving the payment of interest.
c.1200, "to appease, pacify, satisfy," from Old French paier "to pay, pay up" (12c., Modern French payer), from Latin pacare "to please, pacify, satisfy" (in Medieval Latin especially "satisfy a creditor"), literally "make peaceful," from pax (genitive pacis) "peace" (see peace). Meaning "to give what is due for goods or services" arose in Medieval Latin and was attested in English by early 13c.; sense of "please, pacify" died out in English by 1500. Sense of "suffer, endure" (a punishment, etc.) is first recorded late 14c. Related: Paid; paying.
c.1300, "satisfaction, liking, reward," from pay (v.), or else from Old French paie "payment, recompense," from paier. Meaning "money given for labor or services, wages" is from late 14c.
To pay in full; settle one's account: Pay up and be done with it (1434+)