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  Definition of Payoff
  1. a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"
  2. the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
  3. payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
  4. the final payment of a debt
Similar Words: wages, reward, return, issue, proceeds, take, takings, yield, bribe, final payment

 

Hyponyms: economic rent, rent, payback, hush money, kickback, payola, soap

 

Derivational Morphology: honor, honour, reward, repay, pay back, render, yield, return, give, generate, subscribe, subscribe to, take, bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palms

 

 
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