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Payment vs. Wayment

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Paymentnoun

(uncountable) The act of paying.

Waymentverb

To lament.

Paymentnoun

(countable) A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services.

Waymentnoun

(obsolete) Lamentation; grief.

Paymentnoun

The act of paying, or giving compensation; the discharge of a debt or an obligation.

‘No man envieth the payment of a debt.’;

Waymentinterjection

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Paymentnoun

That which is paid; the thing given in discharge of a debt, or an obligation, or in fulfillment of a promise; reward; recompense; requital; return.

Waymentverb

To lament; to grieve; to wail.

‘Thilke science . . . maketh a man to waymenten.’; ‘For what boots it to weep and wayment,When ill is chanced?’;

Paymentnoun

Punishment; chastisement.

Waymentnoun

Grief; lamentation; mourning.

Paymentnoun

a sum of money paid

Paymentnoun

the act of paying money

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Payment

A payment is the voluntary tender of money or its equivalent or of things of value by one party (such as a person or company) to another in exchange for goods, or services provided by them, or to fulfill a legal obligation. The party making a payment is commonly called the payer, while the payee is the party receiving the payment.

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