Definition of 'put paid to'
Example sentences containing 'put paid to'
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Then too, she hoped that she could put paid to that sequence of imaginings that had begun to haunt her about Max's paternity. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2001)The sight of him put paid to his bad mood for his son was looking even more like a younger version of himself than he remembered. YELLOW BIRD (2001)Her conversation with Adam Peters had already put paid to those imaginings in any case. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2001)
One glance at Lady Hertford's round and ruddy countenance put paid to that idea. WHOLE SECRET LOVE (2001)
Definition of put paid to from the Collins English Dictionary
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