Pahs vs Pays - What's the difference?

pahs | pays |

As a noun pahs

is .

As a verb pays is





  • pays



  • (pay)
  • Anagrams

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    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) ).


  • To give money or other compensation to in exchange for goods or services.
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  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=This time was most dreadful for Lilian. Thrown on her own resources and almost penniless, she maintained herself and paid the rent of a wretched room near the hospital by working as a charwoman, sempstress, anything.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author=(Oliver Burkeman)
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=48, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= The tao of tech , passage=The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about
  • (ambitransitive) To discharge, as a debt or other obligation, by giving or doing what is due or required.
  • * (Bible), (Psalms) xxxvii. 21
  • The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=68, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= T time , passage=Yet in “Through a Latte, Darkly”, a new study of how Starbucks has largely avoided paying tax in Britain, Edward Kleinbard […] shows that current tax rules make it easy for all sorts of firms to generate what he calls “stateless income”: […]. In Starbucks’s case, the firm has in effect turned the process of making an expensive cup of coffee into intellectual property.}}
  • To be profitable for.
  • To give (something else than money).
  • * (William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • not paying me a welcome
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  • They stayed together during three dances, went out on to the terrace, explored wherever they were permitted to explore, paid two visits to the buffet, and enjoyed themselves much in the same way as if they had been school-children surreptitiously breaking loose from an assembly of grown-ups.
  • To be profitable or worth the effort.
  • To discharge an obligation or debt.
  • To suffer consequences.
  • Derived terms
    * hell to pay * pay as you earn * pay-as-you-go * pay attention * pay back * pay down * payee * payer * pay for * pay for it * pay forward * pay in * payment * pay off * pay one's dues * pay one's respects * pay out * pay-per-view * pay respect * pay the bills * pay the freight * pay the penalty * pay the piper * pay through the nose * pay up * rob Peter to pay Paul * take or pay * you get what you pay for
    * (to give money) compensate
    * (to give money) bribe, disburse, fund, pay off, pay out, pay up, reimburse


    (en noun)
  • Money given in return for work; salary or wages.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=10 , passage=The skipper Mr. Cooke had hired at Far Harbor was a God-fearing man with a luke warm interest in his new billet and employer, and had only been prevailed upon to take charge of the yacht after the offer of an emolument equal to half a year's sea pay of an ensign in the navy.}}
    Derived terms
    * combat pay * danger pay


  • Operable or accessible on deposit of coins.
  • Pertaining to or requiring payment.
  • Etymology 2

    (etyl) peier, from (etyl) (lena) .


    (en verb)
  • (nautical) To cover (the bottom of a vessel, a seam, a spar, etc.) with tar or pitch, or a waterproof composition of tallow, resin, etc.; to smear.
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