Synonyms of 'payment'
1 remittanceDictionary, advance, deposita deposit of £50, followed by three monthly payments of £15
2 settlementDictionary, paying, dischargeHe sought payment of a sum which he claimed was owed to him.
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An advance is money which is lent or paid to someone before they would normally receive it.
She was paid a £100,000 advance for her next two novels.
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Thesaurus for payment from the Collins English Thesaurus
A payment is an amount of money that is paid to someone, or the act of paying this money.