put paid to

Finish off, end, as in We'd best put paid to this issue. [Early 1900s]


Nearby words

  1. put out feelers,
  2. put out of business,
  3. put out of one's mind,
  4. put out to grass,
  5. put over,
  6. put right,
  7. put someone away,
  8. put someone down,
  9. put someone in his or her place,
  10. put someone on

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