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overpay

[ oh-ver-pey ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞pe瑟 /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路paid, o路ver路pay路ing.
to pay more than (an amount due): I received a credit after overpaying the bill.
to pay (a person) in excess.
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Origin of overpay

First recorded in 1595鈥1605; over- + pay1

OTHER WORDS FROM overpay

o路ver路pay路ment [oh-ver-pey-muhnt, oh-ver-pey-muhnt], /藢o蕣 v蓹r藞pe瑟 m蓹nt, 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢pe瑟 m蓹nt/, nounun路o路ver路paid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for overpay

overpay
/ (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞pe瑟) /

verb -pays, -paying or -paid
to pay (someone) at too high a rate
to pay (someone) more than is due, as by an error
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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