payment


payment
I (act of paying) noun acquittal, acquittance, amortization, amortizement, clearance, compensation, defrayal, defrayment, disbursement, discharge of a debt, expenditure, liquidation, outlay, quittance, receipt in full, reckoning, recompense, reimbursement, remittance, restitution, return, satisfaction, settlement, spending, subsidy II (remittance) noun allotment, allowance, amount, charge, compensation, consideration, earnings, emolument, expenditure, expense, fee, gratuity, guerdon, honorarium, indemnification, indemnity, money, pay, premium, quittance, recompense, reimbursement, remittance, remuneration, reparation, restitution, salary, solatium, stipend, tribute, wage foreign phrases:
- In satisfactionibus non permittitur ampllus fieri quam semel factum est. — In settlements, more must not be received than was received once for all.
- Reprobata pecunia liberat solventem. — Money refused releases the debtor
- Quicquid solvitur, soivitur secundum modum solventis; quicquid recipitur, recipitur secundum modum recipientis. — Whatever money is paid, is paid according to the direction of the payor, whatever money is received, is received according to that of the recipient
- Qui ignorat quantum solvere debeat, non potest improbus videre. — He who does not know how much he ought to pay, cannot seem dishonest
- Jus non patitur ut idem bis solvatur. — Law does not suffer the same thing to be twice paid
- Bona fides non patitur ut bis idem exigatur. — Good faith does not allow us to demand the payment of the same thing twice
III index amortization, binder, charge (cost), collection (payment), commission (fee), compensation, consideration (recompense), contribution (indemnification), correction (punishment), cost (expenses), deposit, disbursement (funds paid out), down payment, earnings, expenditure, expense (cost), expiation, fee (charge), handsel, honorarium, income, indemnification, indemnity, out of pocket, outlay, pay, payroll, pension, perquisite, price, prize, profit, rate, receipt (voucher), recompense, reimbursement, relief (legal redress), remittance, remuneration, rent, reparation (indemnification), requital, restitution, retainer, retribution, revenue, reward, satisfaction (discharge of debt), settlement, tip (gratuity), toll (effect), toll (tax), trover, wage

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


payment
n.
The amount paid for something; the act of paying for something; satisfaction of a debt or obligation.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


payment
n. Delivery of funds in settlement of a claim or debt; fulfillment of a monetary obligation.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


payment
The fulfillment of a promise; the performance of an agreement. A delivery of money, or its equivalent in either specific property or services, by a debtor to a creditor.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


payment
The fulfillment of a promise; the performance of an agreement. A delivery of money, or its equivalent in either specific property or services, by a debtor to a creditor.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • payment — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. paiement, from paiier (see PAY (Cf. pay) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

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