Commentary: PAYMENT[+quantity][+sum][+money] a sum of money paid
His payment was in the briefcase shackled to his wrist.
The down payment is $10,000.
I'll take my payment in French pastries. (extension)
Your payment should arrive tomorrow in the mail.
She received no disability payments after her spinal injury.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: PAYMENT[+event][+settlement][+financial] the act of paying money
NOTE: doesn't normally occur in the plural.
Payment after the lawsuit took almost six months.
The regular payment of credit card bills will keep you from incurring late fees.
The payment of Third World debt will be discussed at the upcoming economic summit.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2