payment etymology

English word payment comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) paiement (Payment.)

Detailed word origin of payment

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paiement Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Payment.
payment English (eng) (countable) A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services.. (uncountable) The act of paying.

Words with the same origin as payment

Descendants of paiement
down payment grease payment lubrication payment