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Overpay   Listen
verb
Overpay  v. t.  (past & past part. overpaid; pres. part. overpaying)  
1.
To pay too much to; to reward too highly.
2.
To pay too much for; as, to overpay the loan balance.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Overpay" Quotes from Famous Books



... predatory instincts, his tendency to prowl, his preference for walking over other modes of conveyance, and inclination to subterfuge of every kind as to his ultimate destination. Tom Ryfe was going to Belgrave Square; why should he direct his driver to set him down a quarter of a mile off? why overpay the man by a shilling? why wear down the soles of an exceedingly thin and elaborate pair of boots on the hot, hard pavement without compunction? Why? Because he was in love. This was also the reason, no doubt, that he turned ...
— M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." • G.J. Whyte-Melville



Words linked to "Overpay" :   pay, underpay, overpayment



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