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buying, present participle; bought, past participle; bought, past tense; buys, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Obtain in exchange for payment
    • - we had to find some money to buy a house
    • - he had been able to buy up hundreds of acres
    • - he bought me a new dress
    • - had no interest in buying into an entertainment company
  2. Pay someone to give up an ownership, interest, or share

  3. Procure the loyalty and support of (someone) by bribery
    • - here was a man who could not be bought
    • - I'll buy off the investigators
  4. Be a means of obtaining (something) through exchange or payment
    • - money can't buy happiness
  5. Get by sacrifice or great effort
    • - greatness is dearly bought
  6. Make a profession of purchasing goods for a store or firm

  7. Accept the truth of
    • - I am not prepared to buy the claim that the ends justify the means
    • - I hate to buy into stereotypes
  8. Used to say that someone has died
    • - his friends had bought it in the jungle
  1. A purchase
    • - the wine is a good buy at $3.49
  2. An act of purchasing something
    • - out on a produce buy for the restaurant

  1. bargain: an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
  2. 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"
  3. bribe: make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought"
  4. be worth or be capable of buying; "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"
  5. acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange; "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
  6. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
  7. Buy is a 1979 album by James Chance & The Contortions. Buy was the Contortions' debut album, originally released the indie label ZE, while at the same time the album Off White under the alias of James White, was also released.
  8. Buy is a town in Kostroma Oblast, Russia, which stands on the Kostroma River. Population: 27,392 (2002 Census); 32,701 (1989 Census).
  9. (Buying) Trade is the voluntary, often asymmetric, exchange of goods, services, or money. Trade is also called commerce or transaction. A mechanism that allows trade is called a market. The original form of trade was barter, the direct exchange of goods and services. ...
  10. (The Buys) "The Buys" is the third episode of the first season of the HBO original series, The Wire. The episode was written by David Simon from a story by David Simon & Ed Burns and was directed by Peter Medak. It originally aired on June 16, 2002.
  11. Something which is bought; a purchase; To obtain (something) in exchange for money or goods; To obtain by some sacrifice; To bribe; To be equivalent to in value; to accept as true; to believe; To make a purchase or purchases
  12. (3. Buying) As a buyer, you have a legal obligation to complete a transaction with a seller:
  13. (BUYING) Spending a lot of money signifies that financial problems are on the way and you should be careful of your spending for several days after such a dream. Being careful about how much you pay when buying in a dream is a fortunate omen. ...
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  15. (Buying) Herbs are generally sold in bunches or in plastic containers. Look for herbs that are bright, crisp, and aromatic. Avoid those that are wilted or yellowing. Give them a sniff—there should be no moldy odor.
  16. (Buying) betting on prices you expect to rise.
  17. (Buying) futures to hedge against the sale of a cash commodity. An investor might use a buying hedge if he/she expects to buy a certain amount of the commodity in the future, but is worried about price fluctuations. ...
  18. To buy a pot is to make a bet large enough that other players would be unlikely to call.
  19. In sports betting, a player pays an additional price to receive half a point or more in his favor on a point spread game.
  20. (1) As in "buy the pot." To bluff, hoping to "buy" the pot without being called. (2) As in "buy the button." To bet or raise, hoping to make players between you and the button fold, thus allowing you to act last on subsequent betting rounds.
  21. We are about to do a capital raising.
  22. bycgan; gebycgan; ceapian; geceapian
  23. To place an opening trade at the offer price of a spread in anticipation of the underlying market rising, commonly referred to as an “up trade”, “taking a long position” or “going long”. You can of course also buy at the offer price to close an existing short position.
  24. A wager that the result will be greater than the higher end of the price. Also known as GO HIGH.
  25. Indicates you want to purchase a security.