payer

[ pey-er ]
/ ˈpeɪ ər /

noun

a person who pays.
the person named in a bill or note who has to pay the holder.

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Origin of payer

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at pay1, -er1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH payer

pair, pare, payer , pear
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British Dictionary definitions for payer

payer
/ (ˈpeɪə) /

noun

a person who pays
the person named in a commercial paper as responsible for its payment on redemption
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