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From Middle English unpayen, unpaien, equivalent to un- +‎ pay.


unpay (third-person singular simple present unpays, present participle unpaying, simple past and past participle unpaid)

  1. To undo, take back, or annul, as a payment.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for unpay in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)