how to pronounce paid

/ˈpɛɪd/

audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of paid is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

paid is pronounced in one syllable

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of paid

example pitch curve for pronunciation of paid

pɛɪd

test your pronunciation of paid

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of paid

video examples of paid pronunciation

An example use of paid in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… they are bought and paid for by the very …”

meanings of paid

adjective:

  1. Rich, wealthy.
  2. That is not free of charge; that costs money.

verb:

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of pay.

words with pronunciation similar to paid

prayedpanepaynelaidpacemadepaysparadespadepain

Did this page help you?