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Overview of noun pay_back

The noun payback has 2 senses

  • payback -- (financial return or reward (especially returns equal to the initial investment))

  • vengeance, retribution, payback -- (the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19; "For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge"--James Garfield; "he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him"; "the swiftness of divine retribution")

Overview of verb pay_back

The verb pay back has 2 senses

  • reward, repay, pay back -- (act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions)

  • pay back, pay off, get, fix -- (take vengeance on or get even; "We'll get them!"; "That'll fix him good!"; "This time I got him")