Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun payoff

4 senses of payoff

Sense 1
payoff, final payment -- (the final payment of a debt)
       => payment -- (a sum of money paid or a claim discharged)

Sense 2
bribe, payoff -- (payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment)
       => payment -- (a sum of money paid or a claim discharged)

Sense 3
return, issue, take, takings, proceeds, yield, payoff -- (the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%")
       => income -- (the financial gain (earned or unearned) accruing over a given period of time)

Sense 4
wages, reward, payoff -- (a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward")
       => consequence, aftermath -- (the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual)

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