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pay back to return what is owed or borrowed; repay.
payment the act or an instance of giving money in return for something. [2 definitions]
pay off to finish payments on.
payroll a list of those who are to be paid by an employer and the amount of money due to each. [2 definitions]
Pb symbol of the chemical element lead.
P.E.1 an abbreviation for physical education.
pe the name of the seventeenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
pea a small, round, green seed grown in a pod on a climbing plant. Peas are eaten as a vegetable. [2 definitions]
peace a state of freedom from war or conflict. [3 definitions]
peaceful quiet; calm. [2 definitions]
peace pipe a long pipe smoked by some Native American peoples as a sign of peace or friendship.
peach a fruit that has yellow or reddish skin covered with a soft fuzz. It has sweet, juicy flesh and a large, rough pit. [3 definitions]
peacock a male peafowl. It has a long, colorful tail, which it can raise and spread like a fan. [2 definitions]
peafowl a large Asian pheasant. The males have long colorful tails, which they can raise and spread like a fan.
peak the top part of a mountain that rises to a point, or such a mountain itself. [3 definitions]
peal a loud ringing of bells of different tones. [3 definitions]
peanut a seed like a nut that grows in a dry pod under the ground. Peanuts can be prepared and eaten in many ways.
peanut butter a paste made by grinding roasted peanuts. It is used in cooking or as a spread on sandwiches or crackers.
pear a sweet, juicy fruit that is shaped like a bell. [2 definitions]
pearl a smooth, round gem that is formed inside the shells of oysters. A pearl forms to cover something, such as a grain of sand, that gets stuck in an oyster and irritates it.
peasant a member of the class of farm workers and small farmers in Europe and Asia.