Definition of overpay verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

overpay

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈpeɪ//
 
[usually passive]overpay somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overpay
 
he / she / it overpays
 
past simple overpaid
 
-ing form overpaying
 
 
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to pay someone too much; to pay someone more than their work is worth I think he's grossly overpaid for what he does. opposite underpay
overpayment
 
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NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈpeɪmənt//
 
noun [countable, uncountable]
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