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How To Spell payed?

Correct spelling: payed

What is the definition of payed?

  1. To distinguish it from pay, to discharge a debt.

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What are the usage examples for payed?

  1. Had I payed you what I owed you, for the book you bought for me, I should only have grieved for the loss of your company, and slept with a quiet conscience; but, wounded as it is, it must remain so till I see you again, though I am sure our good friend Mr Johnson will discharge the debt for me, if you will let him. – The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell
  2. We had found a gum issuing from some pine- trees, which did not dissolve in water; and by mixing it with some grease which we happily found in the after- locker, a thick paste was formed with which we payed over the canvas. – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. All reason should say, that he who payed so dear for us should have the use of us. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
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