v. t.1.To acquire the ownership of (property) by giving an accepted price or consideration therefor, or by agreeing to do so; to acquire by the payment of a price or value; to purchase; - opposed to sell.
[imp. & p. p. Bought (bạt); p. pr. & vb. n. Buying (bī"ĭng).]
2.To acquire or procure by something given or done in exchange, literally or figuratively; to get, at a cost or sacrifice; to buy pleasure with pain.
To buy again
See Againbuy.
To buy off
a - To influence to compliance; to cause to bend or yield by some consideration; as, to buy off conscience.
- Chaucer.
b - To detach by a consideration given; as, to buy off one from a party.
To buy out
a - To buy off, or detach from.
b - To purchase the share or shares of in a stock, fund, or partnership, by which the seller is separated from the company, and the purchaser takes his place; as, A buys out B.
- Shak.
c - To purchase the entire stock in trade and the good will of a business.
To buy in
to purchase stock in any fund or partnership.
To buy on credit
to purchase, on a promise, in fact or in law, to make payment at a future day.
To buy the refusal
to give a consideration for the right of purchasing, at a fixed price, at a future time.
v. i.1.To negotiate or treat about a purchase.
I will buy with you, sell with you.
- Shak.
Noun1.Buybuy - an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
Synonyms: steal, bargain
Verb1.buy - obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; "She buys for the big department store"
Synonyms: purchase
sell - exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"
2.buy - make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought"
3.buy - acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange; "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
4.buy - accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
5.buy - be worth or be capable of buying; "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"

TO BUY. To purchase. Vide Sale.

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