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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
buy (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to acquire possession, ownership, or rights to the use or services of by payment especially of money - purchase
2.
a) to obtain in exchange for something often at a sacrifice - they bought peace with their freedom
b) - redeem
3.
- bribe hire
4.
to be the purchasing equivalent of - the dollar buys less today than it used to
5.
intransitive verb
- accept believe I don't buy that hooey often used with into to make a purchase
buy (noun)
1.
something of value at a favorable price , especially - bargain it's a real buy at that price
2.
an act of buying - purchase
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
buy (noun)
something bought or offered for sale at a desirable price
SYNONIMS:
buy, deal, pennyworth, snip, steal
RELATED WORDS:
clearance, closeout, markdown; cheapie; bonus, freebie ( freebee), gift, giveaway, premium, present; boon, windfall
NEAR ANTONYMS:
gouging, overcharge, rip-off, soaking; markup, surcharge; extravagance, luxury
buy (verb)
1.
to get possession of (something) by giving money in exchange for
SYNONIMS:
cop, pick up, purchase, take
RELATED WORDS:
acquire, gain, garner, get, obtain, procure, secure, win; finance, pay (for), spring (for); barter (for), deal (for), dicker (over), exchange (for), haggle (for), negotiate (about), trade (for); bargain (with), chaffer (with), horse-trade (with), palter (with); bid, offer; rebuy, repurchase
NEAR ANTONYMS:
deal (in), market, merchandise ( merchandize), retail, sell, vend
buy (verb)
2.
to influence someone with a bribe
SYNONIMS:
buy, corrupt, have, pay off, square
RELATED WORDS:
fix, tamper (with); abase, debase, debauch, defile, degrade, demean, deprave, dishonor, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, taint, warp; allure, bait, beguile, entice, lead on, lure, seduce, tempt; motivate, provoke, spur, stimulate; goad, induce; flatter, persuade; snare, trap
buy (verb)
3.
to regard as right or true
SYNONIMS:
accept, buy, credit, swallow, take, trust
RELATED WORDS:
account, accredit, understand; assume, presume, suppose; conclude, deduce, infer
NEAR ANTONYMS:
distrust, doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspect; challenge, dispute
disbelieve, discredit, reject
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