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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]


Not paid

Context examples:

unpaid wages / an unpaid bill


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)


paid (marked by the reception of pay)

Sense 2unpaid [BACK TO TOP]


Without payment


volunteer; unpaid

Context examples:

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


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

Sense 3unpaid [BACK TO TOP]


Engaged in as a pastime


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


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

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