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"bu" is probably misspelled. Trying buy instead Definition of 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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

([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"

Synonyms buy Related Terms get

4. buy [ v ] accept as true
Examples: : "I can't buy this story"

Synonyms buy Related Terms believe

5. buy [ v ] be worth or be capable of buying
Examples: "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"

Synonyms buy Related Terms be bargain

6. buy [ n ] an advantageous purchase
Examples: "she got a bargain at the auction" "the stock was a real buy at that price"

Synonyms buy steal bargain Related Terms purchase travel_bargain song

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