n. 1. profit or gain from an action; -- used broadly; as, lots of effort with little payoff.

2. retribution, payback.

3. The act of giving or receiving money or other valuable consideration as a bribe.
Syn. -- bribe.

4. The money or item given as a bribe.

5. same as compensation 2.
Syn. -- compensation, remuneration, recompense.

6. The climax or final result of an event or endeavor; the denoument of a narrative.


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