Put Paid to
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Definition of the verb Put Paid to
What does Put Paid to mean as a doing phrase?
- (bookkeeping) to mark a bill or a debt record as "paid".
- [idiomatic] to terminate; to cancel (plans or expectations); to stop something once and for all
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by Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz
put paid to (something) to prevent a ...
by V.S. Matyushenkov
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 ...
by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton
paid-up adj having made all payments required, put paid to put an end to. pail(pcil)nabucket;its contents. < Old English page/. paln(pein)a1 bodily suffering caused by injury or disease.
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
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 ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
c put paid to to put a stop to something UK, 1919. c put yourself about 1 to get around and be seen. Originally police usage, now widespread probably as a result of television and film crime dramas.
To put paid to something such as a plan or scheme is to prevent it from being carried out. payable /"peiabal/ adjective 1 A sum of money is payable if it can or must be paid: The second instalment is payable on or before 1 July.
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