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PAYROLL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does payroll mean? 

PAYROLL (noun)
  The noun PAYROLL has 3 senses:

1. a list of employees and their salaries
2. the total amount of money paid in wages
3. the department that determines the amounts of wage or salary due to each employee

  Familiarity information: PAYROLL used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PAYROLL (noun)


Sense 1payroll [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A list of employees and their salaries

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

payroll; paysheet

Context example:

the company had a long payroll

Hypernyms ("payroll" is a kind of...):

register (a book in which names and transactions are listed)

Meronyms (parts of "payroll"):

earnings; pay; remuneration; salary; wage (something that remunerates)


Sense 2payroll [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The total amount of money paid in wages

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

paysheet; payroll

Context example:

the company had a large payroll

Hypernyms ("payroll" is a kind of...):

amount; amount of money; sum; sum of money (a quantity of money)


Sense 3payroll [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The department that determines the amounts of wage or salary due to each employee

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

payroll department; payroll

Hypernyms ("payroll" is a kind of...):

department; section (a specialized division of a large organization)


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