Pay off

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Definition

to pay off (a judge): to bribe (a judge), to pay (a judge) to give a specific decision
verb
Although there was a lot of evidence against him, he was found not guilty after paying off the judge.

a pay off: a bribe, a compensation, a buy off, a back-hander, a reward for treachery
noun

to pay off (a debt, a loan): to pay the final payment of (a debt, a loan), to settle, to finish paying back (a debt, a loan)
verb

Examples

  • "I suppose I'm stuck with the terms of these loans until they're completely paid off."

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