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Definition of the verb prepay

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verb - inflections:

simple pastpast participlepresent participlethird-person singular

  1. pay for something before receiving it
    • example: I prepay.
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • more generic word: pay = give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

Alternative definition of the verb prepay


  1. To pay in advance, or beforehand; as, to prepay postage.

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Google previewThe Miller-Palmer High School English (1918)

by William Dana Miller, Mrs. Margaret Wilhelmine Oberempt Palmer

Thus, — prepay means to pay before. 12. Pro signifies before, forward, in place of. Thus, — pronoun means in place ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

PREPAID: see under PREPAY. PREPARE, v. prepar.

Google previewWörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache / Dictionary of Commerical, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques (2012)


to prepay sth. || payer qch. d'avance (par avance) (par anticipation); payer qch. préalablement | etw. im ~ empfangen | to receive sth. in advance || recevoir qch. par avance ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopaedia of Law (1908)

by David Shephard Garland, Lucius Polk McGehee, James Cockcroft

Where the Sending Operator Informed the Sender that it was not necessary to prepay charges for delivery, failure to deliver promptly because such charges are not paid constitutes negligence. Mott v. Western Union Tel. Co., 142 N. Car. 532 ...

Google previewThe Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)

A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek


Google previewHal Leonard Pocket Rhyming Dictionary (2003)

by Jana Ranson

midday, midway, mislay, moiré, Monday, moray, naysay, nosegay, obey, olé, outstay, padre, passé, per se, pince-nez, portray, prepay, purée, ...

Google previewDyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia (1919)

The Elementary Principles, Construction, Operation and Repair of Automobiles, Gasoline Engines and Automobile Electric Systems; Including Trucks, Tractors, Motorcoaches, Automotive Diesel Engines, Aircraft Engines and Motorcyles by Andrew Lee Dyke

(add 35c to prepay). These models will teach you at a glance—the name, purpose and location of parts—how the parts oper. ate and the relation of one part to another.

Google previewNolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary (2009)

by Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Hill

a group plan for medical insurance in which members prepay a flat fee and are given access to the services of participating doctors, hospitals, and ...

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1874)

by William Chambers

See under Prepay. Prepare, pre-pār, z.f., to make ready česorehand; to fit for any purpose; to make ready for use; to adapt; to form; to set or appoint; to provide; to equip:-or.A. prepor'ing; Aa.A. prepāred'.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1897)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

prepay (pre-pa'), v. f. ; pret. and pp. prepaid, ppr. prepaying.

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Scrabble value of P3R1E1P3A1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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