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UNPAID

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unpaid mean? 

UNPAID (adjective)
  The adjective UNPAID has 3 senses:

1. not paid
2. without payment
3. engaged in as a pastime

  Familiarity information: UNPAID used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNPAID (adjective)


Sense 1unpaid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not paid

Context examples:

unpaid wages / an unpaid bill

Similar:

buckshee (free of charge)

complimentary; costless; free; gratis; gratuitous (costing nothing)

non-paying (paying nothing)

outstanding; owed; owing; undischarged (owed as a debt)

pro bono (done for the public good without compensation)

rent-free (complimentary; without payment of rent)

uncompensated; unsalaried (not paying a salary)

Antonym:

paid (marked by the reception of pay)


Sense 2unpaid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Without payment

Synonyms:

volunteer; unpaid

Context examples:

the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers / a volunteer fire department

Similar:

voluntary (of your own free will or design; not forced or compelled)


Sense 3unpaid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Engaged in as a pastime

Synonyms:

amateur; recreational; unpaid

Context examples:

an amateur painter / gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals / recreational golfers / reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating / unpaid extras in the documentary

Similar:

nonprofessional (not professional; not engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or for gain)


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