Definition of underpay verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

underpay

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈp//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they underpay
BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈp//
 
he / she / it underpays
BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈpeɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈpeɪz//
 
past simple underpaid
BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈpeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈpeɪd//
 
past participle underpaid
BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈpeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈpeɪd//
 
-ing form underpaying
BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈpeɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈpeɪɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] underpay somebody to pay somebody too little money, especially for their work opposite overpay
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: underpay