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Noun: payment  pey-munt
  1. A sum of money paid or a claim discharged
     
  2. The act of paying money
    - defrayal, defrayment
     
  3. An act of requiting; returning in kind
    - requital

Derived forms: payments

Type of: commerce, commercialism, cost, getting even, mercantilism, paying back, return

Antonym: nonpayment

Encyclopedia: Payment