Definition Dock the pay

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Definition

to dock (one's pay): to remove part of, to reduce (one's salary)
verb
Your pay will be docked for every day you arrive late. We will reduce your salary by $5 for each day you did not arrive on time.
Your allowance will be docked until you clean up your room, Charlie!

Note that dock also means "marina", "harbor", or "jetty":

Sitting on the dock of the bay... (Otis Reading song)

to dock (a ship): to arrive at a port (in a ship)
verb
The captain showed me how to dock the ship correctly. He taught me how to enter the marina safely.

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