|Something that remunerates.|
Take your rest of salary.
Wages were paid by check.
He wasted his pay on drink.
They saved a quarter of all their earnings.
|Give money, usually in exchange for goods or services.|
I paid four dollars for this sandwich.
Pay the waitress, please.
|Cancel or discharge a debt.|
Pay up, please!
|Do or give something to somebody in return.|
Does she pay you for the work you are doing?
Give thought to.
Give priority to.
Pay attention to.
|Bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action.|
You'll pay for this!
She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly.
You'll pay for this opinion later.