• WordNet 3.6
    • n payer a person who pays money for something
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Payer One who pays; specifically, the person by whom a bill or note has been, or should be, paid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n payer One who pays; specifically, the person named in a bill or note who has to pay the holder. Also payor.
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In literature:

Of great borowers, & slacke payers.
"The Ship of Fools, Volume 1" by Sebastian Brandt
This is ridiculous; nay, it is an outrage upon the tax-payers of the North.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
As regards good Aberdeen or North-country crosses, they are rent-payers.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
They know the value of their tax-payers too well to get rid of them in that way.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
In March, Lieutenant Payer and his party went on a sledge-journey in a north-west direction to Hall Island.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
Egotism of the tax-payer.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Complete Linked Table of Contents to the Six Volumes" by Hippolyte A. Taine
Such an arrangement would save the rate-payers the expense of the prisoners' keep.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, May 20, 1893" by Various
One of the prettiest sights imaginable is to see the tax-payers gleefully crowding to pay their taxes.
"The Cheerful Smugglers" by Ellis Parker Butler
The system is self-supporting and involves no charge upon the tax-payers of the country.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
If the rate-payers can survive the strain it seems worth while.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

In news:

Emergency Room Doctor at IU Health Bloomington: Dr Stone explains single payer system healthcare and universal health care.
Leno's Single- Payer Health Bill Clears Committee.
Single Payer Health Moves Forward.
The California State Senate Health Committee passed a single- payer health care bill Wednesday.
Two Doctors, Two Opinions On Single- Payer .
The AMA Practice Management Center has made it easy for you to register complaints about health insurers and other payers .
Obama's Former Doctor Opposes Health Care Plan, Calls for Single- Payer System.
Posts Tagged 'tax payer .
' Payer mix' playing role in hospital merger.
Obama Lies on Single- Payer , Disses Post Office.
In a just-completed New Hampshire town hall meeting, President Obama stated that he never said he supported a single- payer health care system.
WILLIAMSTOWN — The public is invited to a discussion of single payer health care on Wednesday, April 1, 7 pm, in the Fellowship Hall at the First Congregational Church on Route 2.
Taxpayers should remember that liberal Democrats — who have made "catching up with Europe" and imposing a single- payer , government-run health system on America their life's mission — celebrated the law's passage for a reason.
Do you think it's right for Obama to used tax payer money to fund his campaign.
Cape and Islands senator endorses single- payer health care.

In science:

JLab 12 with its high luminosity and accuracy is certainly one of the key payers in this search. A very precise SM prediction of running of sin2 θW , where θW is the weak mixing angle, allows for a precision test of Standard Model.
SPIN Effects, QCD, and Jefferson Laboratory with 12 GeV electrons
HDF) ? and how to communicate the knowledge resulting from the surveys to the tax payer ? While focusing on the technological aspects of the MW surveys, the human aspects should not be forgotten.
Summary Talk: Multi-Wavelength Sky Surveys (IAU179)
In this example we let N = 3 and we price a payers swaption with strike price K and maturity T1 , where the underlying swap is entered at T1 and has payment dates T2 and T3 .
Weak and Strong Taylor methods for numerical solutions of stochastic differential equations
We derive an approximative formula for the price of a payers swaption with maturity T1 and strike price K .
Weak and Strong Taylor methods for numerical solutions of stochastic differential equations
This means that, ceteris paribus, higher interest rates will correspond to high credit spreads, putting the payer swaptions embedded in the LGDI term of the adjustment more in the money, so that this term is larger.
Bilateral counterparty risk valuation for interest-rate products: impact of volatilities and correlations