verb (used with object), un·der·paid, un·der·pay·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM underpayun·der·pay·ment [uhn-der-pey-muhnt, uhn-der-pey-], /ˌʌn dərˈpeɪ mənt, ˈʌn dərˌpeɪ-/, noun
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If you underpay the government, on the other hand, they charge you not only interest, but also penalties.Happy Tax Day. Now Stop Making Interest-Free Loans to the U.S. Government.|Megan McArdle|April 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Steve Jobs and now Tim Cook did not conspire to undermine American labor and underpay Chinese workers.Latest Record Results Show Apple a Bigger Global Power Than Most Nations|Zachary Karabell|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Full of fine words and charitable speeches in favor of the poor; but apt to oppress, overwork, and underpay them.The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain and Other Tales|Hannah More
They may be forced by the competitive system, as many contend, to underpay their workmen.Consumers and Wage-Earners|J. Elliot Ross
The latter may underpay his servants, keep them at work all day, or take every advantage of them in every possible way.Here and There in London|J. Ewing Ritchie
It's bad business to overwork and underpay your hands into a state of chronic insurrection.Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man|Marie Conway Oemler
We snub them and underpay them, we refuse them the rank due to them, and lead them a generally happy life!Punch Among the Planets|Various