Dictionary.com

paid

[ peyd ]
/ peɪd /
Save This Word!

verb
a simple past tense and past participle of pay1.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

OTHER WORDS FROM paid

non·paid, adjectiveself-paid, adjectiveun·paid, adjectivewell-paid, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use paid in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for paid

paid
/ (peɪd) /

verb
the past tense and past participle of pay 1
put paid to mainly British and NZ to end or destroybreaking his leg put paid to his hopes of running in the Olympics
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with paid

paid

see under pay.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
FEEDBACK