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I stand up for what I believe. I don't know if it's always paid off for me, because I've been ridiculed and humiliated.
Kevin Costner

Meaning of "paid" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PAID

paid  [peɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PAID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Paid is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb paid in English.

WHAT DOES PAID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Paid

PAID may refer to the journal Personality and Individual Differences, or in the term paid referring to the past tense of payment It may also refer to one of two films: ▪ Paid, starring Joan Crawford ▪ Paid, a Dutch film...

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PAID

PRESENT

Present
I pay
you pay
he/she/it pays
we pay
you pay
they pay
Present continuous
I am paying
you are paying
he/she/it is paying
we are paying
you are paying
they are paying
Present perfect
I have paid
you have paid
he/she/it has paid
we have paid
you have paid
they have paid
Present perfect continuous
I have been paying
you have been paying
he/she/it has been paying
we have been paying
you have been paying
they have been paying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I paid
you paid
he/she/it paid
we paid
you paid
they paid
Past continuous
I was paying
you were paying
he/she/it was paying
we were paying
you were paying
they were paying
Past perfect
I had paid
you had paid
he/she/it had paid
we had paid
you had paid
they had paid
Past perfect continuous
I had been paying
you had been paying
he/she/it had been paying
we had been paying
you had been paying
they had been paying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will pay
you will pay
he/she/it will pay
we will pay
you will pay
they will pay
Future continuous
I will be paying
you will be paying
he/she/it will be paying
we will be paying
you will be paying
they will be paying
Future perfect
I will have paid
you will have paid
he/she/it will have paid
we will have paid
you will have paid
they will have paid
Future perfect continuous
I will have been paying
you will have been paying
he/she/it will have been paying
we will have been paying
you will have been paying
they will have been paying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would paid
you would paid
he/she/it would paid
we would paid
you would paid
they would paid
Conditional continuous
I would be paying
you would be paying
he/she/it would be paying
we would be paying
you would be paying
they would be paying
Conditional perfect
I would have paid
you would have paid
he/she/it would have paid
we would have paid
you would have paid
they would have paid
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been paying
you would have been paying
he/she/it would have been paying
we would have been paying
you would have been paying
they would have been paying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you pay
we let´s pay
you pay
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to pay
Past participle
paid
Present Participle
paying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PAID


Adelaide
ˈædɪˌleɪd
afraid
əˈfreɪd
aid
eɪd
aide
eɪd
arcade
ɑːˈkeɪd
blade
bleɪd
decade
ˈdɛkeɪd
fade
feɪd
grade
ɡreɪd
handmade
ˌhændˈmeɪd
jade
dʒeɪd
laid
leɪd
made
meɪd
maid
meɪd
parade
pəˈreɪd
raid
reɪd
shade
ʃeɪd
suede
sweɪd
trade
treɪd
upgrade
ʌpˈɡreɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PAID

pahoehoe
Pahsien
paid-in capital
paid-up
paigle
Paignton
paik
pail
pailful
paillard
paillasse
paillette
paillon
pain
pain barrier
pain clinic
pain control
pain in the arse
pain in the neck
pain relief

WORDS THAT END LIKE PAID

aforesaid
braid
bridesmaid
drug raid
first aid
foreign aid
Haid
hearing aid
housemaid
inlaid
legal aid
Medicaid
overlaid
overpaid
plaid
prepaid
repaid
said
underpaid
unpaid

Synonyms and antonyms of paid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PAID»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «paid» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of paid

Translation of «paid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PAID

Find out the translation of paid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of paid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «paid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

领工资的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

remunerado
570 millions of speakers

English

paid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भुगतान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُسْدَد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оплаченный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pago
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অর্থ প্রদান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

payé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dibayar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bezahlt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

支払い済みの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유급인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mbayar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đã được thanh toán
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पेड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ödenmiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pagato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

opłacony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сплачений
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

plătit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πληρωμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

betaal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

betald
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

betalt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of paid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PAID»

The term «paid» is very widely used and occupies the 2.360 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PAID» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «paid» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «paid» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about paid

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «PAID»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word paid.
1
Roger Ailes
I don't have any focus groups on talent and programming. If I need five people in a mall to be paid $40 to tell me how to do my job, I shouldn't do my job.
2
Aaron Allston
I really can't complain about actresses who get paid to be dumb. Most of us can't get paid to be smart.
3
Mathew Baynton
I always had the desire to perform. If it wasn't my career now, I'd still be doing amateur dramatics. It's just something you love, and when you get paid to do it, you pinch yourself every day.
4
Jon Bernthal
If you can figure out how to get paid to do something you love, that's the dream.
5
Annie Besant
I have ever been the queerest mixture of weakness and strength, and have paid heavily for the weakness.
6
Edward Burtynsky
I had to work to put myself through school, so I always worked in the heaviest industries I could find because that's who paid the best.
7
Eddie Campbell
I wrote five issues of that and got the sack. Actually, they paid me for eight, but they changed their minds about the direction and threw three issues out the window.
8
Tucker Carlson
Living in Washington, you can't take politics too seriously. I draw the line at honesty. I have no time for political hacks who say things they don't believe because they get paid to.
9
Bruce Cockburn
All I ever thought was, 'I'm going to do this as long as I can, and if I can't get paid at it, I'll be a bum doing it.' And so, here I am.
10
Kevin Costner
I stand up for what I believe. I don't know if it's always paid off for me, because I've been ridiculed and humiliated.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PAID»

Discover the use of paid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to paid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Paid, Owned, Earned: Maximising Marketing Returns in a ...
Paid, Owned, Earned defines the constituents of each area of 'paid', 'owned' and 'earned' media and shows how they are linked together.
Nick Burcher, 2012
2
"Getting Paid": Youth Crime and Work in the Inner City
Depicts the attitudes of young criminals, and looks at those who are able to move out of street crime into legitimate work.
Mercer L. Sullivan, 1989
3
Get Paid What You're Worth: The Expert Negotiators' Guide to ...
A definitive guide on how to negotiate a job offer furnishes helpful advice for job applicants and employers on why and how to negotiate salaries and benefits. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Robin L. Pinkley, Gregory B. Northcraft, 2003
4
Should College Athletes Be Paid?
Provides essays that offer different opinions about whether or not college athletes should be allowed to receive financial compensation and other benefits, including endorsement deals and scholarships.
Geoff Griffin, 2007
5
A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in ...
CHAPTER. FIFTEEN. During breakfast with Dan Levitt at the Hay-Adams Hotel on the morning of the Supreme Court argument, Arthur Goldberg revealed his new strategy. Goldberg figured that the Court knew the legal issues and had granted ...
Brad Snyder, 2007
6
Paid in Blood
The death of a fellow NCIS agent in North Carolina leads Will Coburn and his special team of naval crime-scene investigators to discover a drug-and-arms smuggling ring.
Mel Odom, 2010
7
Paid to Think: A Leader's Toolkit for Redefining Your Future
In Paid to Think, international consultant David Goldsmith presents his groundbreaking approach to leadership and management based on research revealing the twelve specific activities that all leaders perform on a daily basis, and he ...
David Goldsmith, 2013
8
Paid: A Guide to Credit and Collections for Canadian ...
Getting paid on time shouldn't be one of them. By following this guide, you will improve your cash flow, increase your profits and free yourself up to grow your business. The guide is meant to be used as you need it.
Ian Fearon Cce Ccp, 2011
9
Mercenaries and Paid Men: The Mercenary Identity in the ...
Who were mercenaries, and how were they distinguished from other soldiers? The contributors to this volume attempt to cast light on these questions.
John France, 2008
10
Mistress Bought and Paid For (Mills & Boon M&B) (Mistress to ...
Lynne Graham. Even the slightest movement made her aware of a host of little aches and tender places that she would sooner not have been reminded about. She had not expected the stab of pain that had betrayed her inexperience. She had ...
Lynne Graham, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PAID»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term paid is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Baltimore paid $4.4 million for claims against police officers in 2010
After combing through boxes of lawsuits, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration says the city paid $4.4 million for settlements and ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
2
Gov't focuses on lower-paid workers to settle pay row
An expert view is that the Government is hoping that settling with the lower-paid workers at the $4,000 per month across-the-board pay offer, ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»
3
Feds: 7.5M Paid Average $200 Penalty for No Health Insurance
About 7.5 million Americans paid an average penalty of $200 for not having health insurance in 2014. (Photo: Kris Tripplaar/Sipa ... «Daily Signal, Jul 15»
4
Kaitlyn Bristowe Net Worth: The Bachelorette 2015 Paid Less Than …
We are all dying to know how much The Bachelors and The Bachelorettes get paid for their time on the ABC show. Although, Chris Harrison ... «Celebrity Dirty Laundry, Jul 15»
5
Labor pushes paid domestic violence leave
Australian workers would be entitled to paid domestic violence leave after Labor pledged to make it a universal right if it wins federal ... «SBS, Jul 15»
6
Revealed: £1.5 million paid to Scots child abuse victims in the last …
Scottish councils have paid out more than £1.5 million in compensation to child abuse victims in the last decade. The victims were physically ... «Scottish Daily Record, Jul 15»
7
Mankato Brewery, not taxpayers, paid for Hwy 169 sign
They paid $2,400 and the qualifying factor is they hold events there." So if a business has public events, they can request a highway sign, ... «Mankato Free Press, Jul 15»
8
Arco debit-card lawsuit: Claims deadline extended for consumers …
More than 2 million consumers who paid the price are now eligible ... The extension applies to people who think they paid the fee between Jan. «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
9
NJ firefighters raise thousands for woman who paid their breakfast tab
Two firefighters stopped into a the Route 130 Diner in New Jersey for breakfast Friday morning after spending 12 hours battling the inferno at a ... «New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV, Jul 15»
10
Arena Football League Teammates Paid Tribute to The Rock with an …
Tiger Jones hauled in a touchdown during Jacksonville's lopsided win against Tampa Bay and chose to calmly hand the football over to an ... «The Big Lead, Jul 15»

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