Meaning of “pay back something” in the English Dictionary

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"pay back something" in American English

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pay back something

phrasal verb with pay us /peɪ/ verb past tense and past participle paid /peɪd/

to return money to someone from whom you have borrowed it:

I’ll pay you back as soon as I get my next paycheck.

(Definition of “pay back something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)