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Meaning of PAYOFF

Pronunciation:  'pey`of

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"
  2. [n]  the income arising from land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
  3. [n]  payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
  4. [n]  the final payment of a debt

PAYOFF is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: bribe, final payment, issue, proceeds, return, reward, take, takings, wages, yield
 See Also: aftermath, consequence, economic rent, hush money, income, kickback, payment, payola, rent, soap



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acquitment, acquittal, acquittance, amortization, amortizement, apodosis, binder, bitter end, boodle, bribe, bribe money, cash, cash payment, catastrophe, ceasing, cessation, clearance, climax, coda, completion, conclusion, consummation, crack of doom, culmination, curtain, curtains, death, debt service, decease, defrayal, defrayment, denouement, deposit, destination, destiny, disbursal, discharge, doling out, doom, down payment, earnest, earnest money, effect, end, end point, end result, ending, envoi, epilogue, eschatology, expiration, fate, final result, final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis, finish, goal, gratification, gratuity, hire purchase, hire purchase plan, hush money, installment, installment plan, interest payment, izzard, last, last act, last breath, last gasp, last things, last trumpet, last words, latter end, liquidation, monthly payments, never-never, omega, paying, paying off, paying out, paying up, payment, payment in kind, payola, period, peroration, prepayment, protection, quarterly payments, quietus, quittance, regular payments, remittance, resolution, resting place, retirement, satisfaction, settlement, sinking-fund payment, sop, spot cash, stoppage, stopping place, swan song, term, terminal, termination, terminus, weekly payments, windup, Z