Synonyms of pay someone off in English:

pay someone off

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1‘the taxi had gone before Tunney could pay off the driver’

pay what one owes
dismiss, discharge

2‘arrangements were made to pay off the police and hush it all up’

bribe, suborn, buy, buy off, get at, induce, lure, entice, grease someone's palm, oil someone's hand, oil someone's palm