"payroll" in the noun sense
1. payroll, paysheet
a list of employees and their salaries
"the company had a long payroll"
2. payroll, paysheet
the total amount of money paid in wages
"the company had a large payroll"
3. payroll, payroll department
the department that determines the amounts of wage or salary due to each employee
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