payment

[ pey-muh nt ]
/ ˈpeɪ mənt /

noun

something that is paid; an amount paid; compensation; recompense.
the act of paying.
reward or punishment; requital.

Origin of payment

1300–50; Middle English, variant of paiement < Middle French. See pay1, -ment

Related forms

pro·pay·ment, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for payment

payment

/ (ˈpeɪmənt) /

noun

the act of paying
a sum of money paid
something given in return; punishment or reward

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