noun. ['ˈpeɪˌɔf'] the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property.
- economic rent
Words that Rhyme with Payoff
Example sentences of the word payoff
1. Noun, singular or mass
Be sure to let the lender know the date for which you want to know the payoff balance.
Quotes containing the word payoff
1. If your goal is to make money, becoming an entrepreneur is a sucker's bet. Sure, some entrepreneurs make a lot of money, but if you calculate the amount of stress-inducing work and time it takes and multiply that by the low likelihood of success and eventual payoff, it is not a great way to get rich.
- Eric Ries
2. People need a moral code, to help them make decisions. All this bio-yogurt virtue and financial self-righteousness are just filling the gap in the market. But the problem is that it's all backwards. It's not that you do the right thing and hope it pays off; the morally right thing is by definition the thing that gives the biggest payoff.
- Tana French, In the Woods
3. Leaving what feels secure behind and following the beckoning of our hearts doesn't always end as we expect or hope. We may even fail. But here's the payoff: it can also be amazing and wonderful and immensely satisfying.
- Steve Goodier
noun. ['ˈpeɪˌɔf'] a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing.
- stand still
noun. ['ˈpeɪˌɔf'] payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment.
- hush money
noun. ['ˈpeɪˌɔf'] the final payment of a debt.
- final payment