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Meaning & Definition of Buy in English

English

Buy

/baɪ/

noun

1. An advantageous purchase

  • "She got a bargain at the auction"
  • "The stock was a real buy at that price"
    synonym:
  • bargain
  • ,
  • buy
  • ,
  • steal

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"
    synonym:
  • buy
  • ,
  • purchase

2. Make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

  • "This judge can be bought"
    synonym:
  • bribe
  • ,
  • corrupt
  • ,
  • buy
  • ,
  • grease one's palms

3. Be worth or be capable of buying

  • "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"
    synonym:
  • buy

4. Acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange

  • "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
    synonym:
  • buy

5. Accept as true

  • "I can't buy this story"
    synonym:
  • buy

Examples of using

I will never buy clothes secondhand.
I would like to buy a dog.
If I had money, I would buy the computer.