Definition of to_buy
1. buy [ v ] obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
Examples: : "The family purchased a new car" "The conglomerate acquired a new company" "She buys for the big department store"
(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Give generously when you buy candy today for the Brain Research_Foundation .
(The Providence Journal,...)
F._Morris_Cochran , university vice_president and business manager , said the house has been bought to provide rental housing for faculty families , particularly for those here for a limited time .
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
For many reasons , the demand to buy shares in the Dallas-headquartered company was tremendous .
Investors who wanted 100 shares in many cases ended_up with 25 , and customers who had put_in a bid to buy 400 shares found themselves with 100 and counted themselves lucky to get that many .
(Los Angeles Times,...)
It was a_level at which some of the investors standing on the sidelines were thought likely to buy the pivotal issues represented in the averages .Synonyms buy purchase Related Terms sell get take_over pick_up subscribe take get take_out impulse-buy buy_back commerce take_over take_over stock purchase purchase buying buyer bargain pay choose
2. buy [ v ] make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
Examples: "This judge can be bought"
([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)
Above_all , do n't set_up extravagant fringe_benefits just to buy employee good_will .
(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)
In a society where everything is for_sale , Marlowe is the only man who cannot be bought .Synonyms buy bribe grease_one's_palms corrupt Related Terms pay buy_off sop crime bribe
3. buy [ v ] acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange
Examples: "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
4. buy [ v ] accept as true
Examples: : "I can't buy this story"
5. buy [ v ] be worth or be capable of buying
Examples: "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"
6. buy [ n ] an advantageous purchase
Examples: "she got a bargain at the auction" "the stock was a real buy at that price"
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