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Definition of "payroll" []

  • A list of employees receiving wages or salaries, with the amounts due to each. (noun)
  • The total sum of money to be paid out to employees at a given time. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "payroll" in a sentence
  • "* Page 150 Lines 9-13: * A business with payroll between $251K & $401K who doesn't provide public option will pay 2-6% tax on all payroll*."
  • "But the payroll is at $53 million, attendance was down 12% and star hitters Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell aren't getting any younger."
  • "Although their payroll is the highest in the league, the Rangers again played without right wing Pavel Bure, defenseman Brian"