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buy meaning and definition

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BUY noun

Definition of buy (noun)

  1. an advantageous purchase
    • "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
    • synonyms: bargain, steal

BUY verb

Definition of buy (verb)

  1. 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
    • antonym: sell
  2. make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  3. be worth or be capable of buying
    • "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"
  4. acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange
    • "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
  5. accept as true
    • "I can't buy this story"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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