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paid

[ peyd ]
/ peɪd /
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verb
a simple past tense and past participle of pay1.
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OTHER WORDS FROM paid

non·paid, adjectiveself-paid, adjectiveun·paid, adjectivewell-paid, adjective
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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
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Other Idioms and Phrases with paid

paid

see under pay.

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