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Definition of "paying back" []

  • A reciprocal group action (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "paying back" in a sentence
  • "Each time I bought stock for myself, I picked up a few for Eli, too, and while he spent most of his money paying back investors and genuinely trying to turn Empire into a computer game, he managed to do pretty well alongside me, two unlikely success stories from Empire Road in the Spokane Valley."
  • "I recalled Clemente and Neverman discussing paying back a loan."
  • "After my graduation in June 1932, I went back to Lowell Park for another summer so I could save some money and begin paying back my debt for overdue tuition."