Payment definition

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An amount paid.

Received a large payment.

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The act of paying or the state of being paid.
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Penalty or reward.
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One's due, reward, or punishment; requital.
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The definition of a payment is all or part of what is owed by someone.

An example of a payment is the check you write to pay your phone bill.

An example of a payment is using your credit card to pay $100 of what you owe on a bill.

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A paying or being paid.
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In trading terms, an instruction to transfer funds or a financial asset to pay for a transaction. In the case of transferring money to pay for stock or another investment, until the transaction settles, it is not yet final.
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(uncountable) The act of paying.
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(countable) A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services.
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Something that is paid.
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Delivery of funds in settlement of a claim or debt; fulfillment of a monetary obligation.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
payment
Plural:
payments