Definition of pay something in in US English:

pay something in

phrasal verb

  • Pay money into a bank account.

    • ‘But the amount they can earn tax-free on a standard equity fund or savings account drops to £100 a year if the money is paid in by a parent.’
    • ‘I had no idea there was any problem with the new tax credits system until I checked my bank account this morning to see no money had been paid in.’
    • ‘First, this pre-dated the allegations of the conspiracy and second, the police never attempted to discover why that money was paid in.’
    • ‘On the Monday morning I went to the bank to pay the money in, and realised that it was not in my purse or my bag.’
    • ‘The money left her account the day after I paid it in but it didn't surface in mine until four days later.’
    • ‘I have no idea why the cheque was not paid in, but I'm reluctant to try banking it after all this time.’
    • ‘Donations can be made to the appeal by paying them in to a special bank account or by sending cheques directly to the T & A.’
    • ‘He said he left the cash in the car and only realised it had gone when he returned to the bank to pay it in.’
    • ‘It was all in change and we had to lug it down to the bank to pay it in.’
    • ‘Mind you, the only reading Eric ever does is his bank statement to see if his expenses have been paid in.’