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paid

[peyd] /peɪd/
verb
1.
a simple past tense and past participle of pay1 .
Related forms
nonpaid, adjective
self-paid, adjective
unpaid, adjective
well-paid, adjective
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  • Mazarin has dismissed me from his service unjustly and unpaid.

    The Suitors of Yvonne Raphael Sabatini
  • She was, however, unpaid, so that she was rather a friendly guest than an employée.

    Danger! and Other Stories Arthur Conan Doyle
  • All accounts of unpaid taxes were burned in front of the palace.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • The man retired, puzzled and unpaid, and Ukridge kept the clockwork toy.

    Love Among the Chickens P. G. Wodehouse
  • A half-paid Poet is oftentimes the Occasion of an unpaid Taylor.

    Two Poems Against Pope Leonard Welsted
British Dictionary definitions for unpaid

unpaid

/ʌnˈpeɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a bill, debt, etc) not yet paid
2.
working without pay
3.
having wages outstanding

paid

/peɪd/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of pay1
2.
(mainly Brit & NZ) put paid to, to end or destroy: breaking his leg put paid to his hopes of running in the Olympics
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Word Origin and History for unpaid
adj.

late 14c., in reference to persons, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of pay (v.). Of debts, attested from late 15c.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Idioms and Phrases with unpaid

paid

see under pay
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