US: /ˈpeɪd/
UK: /pˈe‍ɪd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

paid /pei/
  • ngoại động từ paid /peid/
    • trả (tiền lương...); nộp, thanh toán
      • to high wages: trả lương cao
      • to pay somebody: trả tiền ai
      • to pay a sum: trả một số tiền
      • to pay one's debt: trả nợ, thanh toán nợ
      • to pay taxes: nộp thuế
    • (nghĩa bóng) trả công, thưởng, đền đáp lại
    • dành cho; đến (thăm...); ngỏ (lời khen...)
      • to pay a visit: đến thăm
      • to pay one's respects to someone: đến chào ai
      • to pay someone a compliment: ngỏ lời khen ngợi, ca tụng ai
      • to pay attention to: chú ý tới
    • cho (lãi...), mang (lợi...)
      • it pays six per cent: món đó cho sáu phần trăm lãi
  • nội động từ
    • trả tiền
    • (+ for) (nghĩa bóng) phải trả giá đắt, phải chịu hậu quả
      • he shall pay for it: hắn sẽ phải trả giá đắt về việc đó
    • có lợi; mang lợi, sinh lợi
      • this concern does not pay: công việc kinh doanh chẳng lợi lộc gì
    • to pay away
      • trả hết, thanh toán, trang trải
    • (hàng hải) thả (dây chuyền...)
    • to pay back
      • trả lại, hoàn lại
    • to pay down
      • trả tiền mặt
    • to pay in
      • nộp tiền
    • to pay off
      • thanh toán, trang trải
    • trả hết lương rồi cho thôi việc
    • giáng trả, trả đũa, trả thù
    • cho kết quả, mang lại kết quả
    • (hàng hải) đi né về phía dưới gió (tàu, thuyền)
    • to pay out
      • (như) to pay away
    • trả thù, trừng phạt (ai)
    • to pay up
      • trả hết, thanh toán, trang trải, xuỳ tiền ra
    • to pay someone in his own coin
      • (xem) coin
    • to pay through the nose
      • (xem) nose
    • he who pays the piper calls the tume
      • ai trả tiền thì người ấy có quyền
    • to pay one's way
      • không mang công việc mắc nợ
    • to pay for one's whistle
      • phải trả giá đắt về cái tính ngông cuồng của mình
  • ngoại động từ
    • sơn, quét hắc ín

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective [usually before noun]
1 (of work, etc.) for which people receive money: Neither of them is currently in paid employment. + a well-paid job
2 (of a person) receiving money for doing work: Men still outnumber women in the paid workforce. + I'm just a poorly paid teacher.
Antonym: UNPAID
See also - PAY v.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 recompense, compensate, remunerate, reward, indemnify; repay, refund, reimburse; pay off, pay out, pay up, satisfy, clear, remit, discharge, liquidate, settle, honour, meet:
Do you think that nurses are poorly paid? You have 30 days to pay this invoice
2 reward, benefit, recompense, requite, compensate:
Thurlew has been amply paid by having his name engraved on the roll of honour
3 extend, bestow, transmit, pass on, give, deliver:
Please pay my respects to your wife.
4 benefit, profit, avail, (turn out to) be or prove profitable or worthwhile, yield a return, be advantageous, produce results, pay off:
It no longer pays to complain about the service in the shops. Honesty pays
5 pay back, repay, retaliate, settle (accounts) (with), even the score or a score, reciprocate, requite, take or get revenge on, avenge oneself for or on, treat in kind, hit or strike or get back (at), settle or pay off or even a score or the score (with), exact one's pound of flesh (from), make (someone) pay (for), punish, chastise, castigate, Brit pay out, Colloq get even (with):
If I catch him, I'll pay him for turning informer.
6 suffer (the consequences), answer (for), make amends (for), atone (for), get one's (just) deserts, undergo punishment (for), be punished (for):
If I catch him, I'll make him pay. Society requires that he pay for his crime.
7 produce or make or generate or earn money, yield a return, pay off:
His vending-machine business certainly pays well.
8 pay back.
(a) recompense, compensate, remunerate, reward, indemnify; repay, pay off, refund, reimburse:
I paid back every penny I borrowed from the bank. I'll pay her back if it's the last thing I do.
(b) See 5, above.
9 pay for. See 6, above.
10 pay off.
(a) See 4 and 7, and 8(a), above.
(b) bribe, suborn, buy off, grease (someone's) palm, give (someone) a bribe or a rebate, Colloq give (someone) a kickback, slip (someone) something:
Did he really pay off the judges to select his daughter as Miss Tyneside?
11 pay out.
(a) distribute, deal out, give out, disperse, disburse:
The managing director paid out bonuses to the entire staff.
(b) disburse, expend, spend, contribute, Colloq shell out, lay out, US and Canadian and Australian and New Zealand kick in with, Slang cough up, fork out or over or up:
In the office, we are forever paying out for leaving presents.
(c) release, loosen, let out, slack or slacken off (on):
Pay out more rope so that he can reach it.
(d) See 5, above:
We'll pay him out for everything he's done to you, never fear!
12 payment, compensation, recompense, settlement, return; remuneration, consideration, reward, money, wages, salary, fee, honorarium, remittance, stipend, income, takings, take-home (pay), gain, profit, Colloq US take:
His sole pay for painting the kitchen was a big hug and a kiss. The work is tedious, but the pay isn't bad.

Collocation dictionary




highly, well
a well-paid job
| badly, poorly
poorly paid workers

Concise English dictionary

+marked by the reception of pay
+involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby
+yielding a fair profit

+something that remunerates
+give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
+convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow
+do or give something to somebody in return
+bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action
+cancel or discharge a debt
+bring in
+be worth it
+discharge or settle
+make a compensation for