gainful vs paid what difference

what is difference between gainful and paid

English

Alternative forms

  • gainfull (archaic)

Etymology 1

From gain (against, contrary) +‎ -ful.

Adjective

gainful (comparative more gainful, superlative most gainful)

  1. Contrary.
  2. Disposed to taking advantage of.
  3. Troublesome; fractious; hard to handle.

Etymology 2

From gain (profit, foredeal) +‎ -ful.

Adjective

gainful (comparative more gainful, superlative most gainful)

  1. Providing gain; profitable.
    How can we find gainful employment with dignity for the uneducated?

Translations

Derived terms
  • gainfully
  • gainfulness


English

Alternative forms

  • payed (archaic)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɪd/
  • Rhymes: -eɪd
  • Homophone: payed

Etymology 1

From pay +‎ -ed.

Verb

paid

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pay
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Middle English paid, payd, ipaid, ypayd, past participle of Middle English paien, payen (to pay), equivalent to pay +‎ -ed.

Adjective

paid (not comparable)

  1. That is not free of charge; that costs money.
    Synonyms: nonfree, for-pay
    paid service
  2. (slang) Rich, wealthy

Translations

Anagrams

  • DIPA, PADI, apid, iPad

Ludian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *paita, from Proto-Germanic *paidō.

Noun

paid

  1. shirt

Veps

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *paita, from Proto-Germanic *paidō.

Noun

paid

  1. shirt

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pai̯d/

Verb

paid

  1. (literary) third-person singular present indicative/future of peidio
  2. (literary, colloquial) second-person singular imperative of peidio

Mutation

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