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In my late 30s, I flirted with the idea of having a child without necessarily being in a steady relationship. But I've never had a strong maternal urge, and then I got cancer of the womb - luckily caught at an early stage - so that put paid to that.
Kiki Dee

Meaning of "put paid to" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PUT PAID TO

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WHAT DOES PUT PAID TO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of put paid to in the English dictionary

The definition of put paid to in the dictionary is to end or destroy.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PUT PAID TO

put one´s head in a noose
put one´s house in order
put one´s money where one´s mouth is
put one´s oar in
put one´s shirt on
put one´s shoulder to the wheel
put option
put out
put out to grass
put over
put someone in his place
put someone on
put someone through his paces
put someone´s back up
put someone´s nose out of joint
put something on the long finger
put that in your pipe and smoke it
put the bite on someone
put the boot in
put the cart before the horse

WORDS THAT END LIKE PUT PAID TO

according to
be a wake-up to
come home to
come to
come up to
down to
due to
face up to
give rise to
give way to
go to
have half a mind to
in addition to
in order to
look forward to
make up to
set one´s hand to
stand to
turn one´s hand to
used to

Synonyms and antonyms of put paid to in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «put paid to» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PUT PAID TO

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Translator English - Chinese

支付给放
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dieron al traste con
570 millions of speakers

English

put paid to
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डाल करने के लिए भुगतान किया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وضع المدفوعة لل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поставил крест на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acabou com
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিশোধ দেওয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mis à mal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Meletakkan bayaran kepada
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Put auf bezahlten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

プットに支払わ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

풋 지급
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sijine mbayar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đưa trả cho
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பணம் சம்பாதித்தேன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अदा करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ödenmiş olmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

put pagato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

put wypłacane
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поставив хрест на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

put plătit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

put που καταβάλλονται σε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sit betaal aan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sätta betalas till
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

put betalt til
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of put paid to

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT PAID TO»

The term «put paid to» is very widely used and occupies the 21.252 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PUT PAID TO» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «PUT PAID TO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word put paid to.
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Kiki Dee
In my late 30s, I flirted with the idea of having a child without necessarily being in a steady relationship. But I've never had a strong maternal urge, and then I got cancer of the womb - luckily caught at an early stage - so that put paid to that.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PUT PAID TO»

Discover the use of put paid to in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to put paid to and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... demonstration has been planned to be put over peacefully Put paid to: End; stop; destroy * They decided to put paid to their relationship * He was put paid to by the police for speeding * You have put paid to all the evidence Put pen to paper: ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
e.r S. den Rest geben to put paid to s.th. Klinge: jn. über die Klinge springen lassen • Strich: jm. einen Strich durch die Rechnung machen to put paid to s.o./s. th. soon fertigwerden: mit etw./jm. schnell fertigwerden to put paid to/to ruin/to ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
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Messerschmitts Over Sicily: Diary of a Luftwaffe Fighter ...
The thunder of the warships' guns rolling in from the sea and the noise of the bursts put paid to any rest or relaxation. At first light we would fly another reconnaissance even though we did not know to whom we were to report the results.
Johannes Steinhoff, 2004
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Garner's Modern American Usage
Eric Partridge was wrong to call this phrase “officialese for after” (U&A at 257). It may be officialese, but it does not, ordinarily, mean “after.” pushback. See airlinese. put paid to = (1) to put a stop to (something) as an object of interest; or ( 2) to ...
Bryan Garner, 2009
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Heinemann English Dictionary
2 to avenge an injury or insult, pay off I paid off the debt (= paid in full). put paid to The rain put paid to our plans for an enjoyable weekend (= put an end to). • pay noun a sum of money given for work or services. Word Family payment mum 1 ...
‎2001
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Cf. give one the key of the street. put paid to. 'To regard a matter as finished, as over and done with': S.E. of an account, coll. in such fig. connexions as 'Oh, don't worry; you can put paid to any friendship that ever existed between him and me; ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
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Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and ...
to have bad luck as if by magic. put paid to Br.,Aus.ruin, finish completely (smth. such as an idea): The army today putpaidto the bionic fish Evening Standard., “ Corazzini” put paid to any ideas we might have had of taking advantage of the ...
V. S. Matyushenkov, 2010
8
Tany˜xiwe's Journey: A Javae Theory of History
Well, a young girl died, and Such-and-such wept and put paid to the entire village , put paid to the whole village, Canoana village. Not so long ago. 2 - ( anthropologist) What do you mean, "put paid to"? 1 - Insulting everyone! So some of the ...
Patricia de Mendonca Rodrigues, 2008
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Blood and Kinship: Matter for Metaphor from Ancient Rome to ...
... blood banking, then through the biosecuritization associated with synthetic blood, that has promised to put paid to kin- ship in all such transactions. “Put paid ” in the sense of commodification, of course: manufacturers aspire to realize a profit.
Christopher H. Johnson, Bernhard Jussen, David Warren Sabean, 2013
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Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
support oneself/itself with money one/it has eamed I paid my way through this business with great eflort before I could taste success. put paid to somethings stop or destroy something Coming to the office late everyday put paid to her chances ...
Vijaya Kumar, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PUT PAID TO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term put paid to is used in the context of the following news items.
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Plane cancellation put paid to Ryder gig
HUNDREDS of music fans in Shetland were left disappointed after legendary Happy Mondays singer Shaun Ryder's Saturday night concert at Mareel with his ... «Shetland News, Jul 15»
2
Cawley and Corcoran on the mark as Sligo put paid to Crumlin
Sligo Rovers put aside their Premier Division troubles to see off a mediocre Crumlin United in a thrill-free tie at The Showgrounds. «Irish Independent, May 15»
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Marauding Scots put paid to Northern Ireland's hopes of extra cash
Marauding Scots put paid to Northern Ireland's hopes of extra cash. By Liam Clarke. Published 14/05/2015 | 10:15. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter ... «Belfast Telegraph, May 15»
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Weather puts paid to Rhyl's last ever High Street market
Traders were bracing themselves for packing up their wares for the last time, but the weather put paid to them saying goodbye to their customers. Last month ... «Daily Post North Wales, Apr 15»
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Lawyers: Speed may put paid to fair trials
KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyers have concerns over the feasibility of Chief Justice Tun Arifin Zakaria's directive that street crime cases must be disposed of swiftly. «The Star Online, Apr 15»
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West Brom comment: Neil Swarbrick put paid to any hope of …
The only hope for West Brom fans is that Neil Swarbrick was invited to a must-not-miss post-match party hosted by Noel Gallagher. Hopefully there were a few ... «Birmingham Mail, Mar 15»
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The French Intifada review: Jihadists put paid to liberté, égalité …
Islamist gunmen shoot a wounded police officer on the ground at point-blank range, as they flee the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, ... «Irish Times, Feb 15»
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RBI clarification may put paid to many a small bank plan
Plans of several entities for setting up a small finance bank, including four Labour Welfare Boards from Kerala, may have been dampened after the Reserve ... «Hindu Business Line, Jan 15»
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Soaring Australian land values put paid to property bubble theories
While commercial property tends to offer comparatively high yields, this is at least in part due to a comparative lack of capital growth in this asset class. «SmartCompany.com.au, Nov 14»
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Hope of patient's recovery can put paid to insurance claim
Modi had to pay 1.85 per cent of the EMI as premium for a maximum shield cover of Rs 2 lakh and a maximum pay cover of Rs 5 lakh. The term "total permanent ... «Business Standard, Nov 14»

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