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English definition of “pay dividends”

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pay dividends

If something you do pays dividends, it causes good results at a time in the future: All that extra training is paying dividends.
Translations of “pay dividends”
in Chinese (Traditional) (將來)有好處,得到好結果…
in Chinese (Simplified) (将来)有好处,得到好结果…
(Definition of pay dividends from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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