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payrolled


noun

  1. a list of employees to be paid, with the amount due to each.
  2. the sum total of these amounts.
  3. the actual money on hand for distribution: The bandits got away with the payroll.
  4. the total number of people employed by a business firm or organization.

verb (used with object)

  1. to fund or subsidize: to be payrolled by the State Department.

noun

  1. a list of employees, specifying the salary or wage of each
    1. the total of these amounts or the actual money equivalent
    2. (as modifier)a payroll tax

n.1740, from pay (v.) + roll (n.); “total amount paid to employees over a period,” hence, via records-keeping, “list of employees receiving pay.”

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