See also: pay back
- (uncountable) An act of revenge.
- They beat us last year, so this year's win was payback.
- (countable) A benefit, reward, a form of recompense.
- 2009 February 2, Carol Goar, “You can help cleaners earn decent wages”, in Toronto Star:
- They identify three tangible paybacks.
- A return on investment
- (rare) A refund, reimbursement
an act of revenge
a form of recompense