Definitions for buybaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bargain, buy, steal(verb)

    an advantageous purchase

    "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"

  2. buy, purchase(verb)

    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, corrupt, buy, grease one's palms(verb)

    make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

    "This judge can be bought"

  4. buy(verb)

    be worth or be capable of buying

    "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"

  5. buy(verb)

    acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange

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

  6. buy(verb)

    accept as true

    "I can't buy this story"

Wiktionary

  1. buy(Verb)

    To make a purchase or purchases, to treat (for a meal)

  2. Origin: From byen, biggen, buggen, from bycgan, from bugjanan, of uncertain origin. Perhaps from bhūgh-, or from bheugh-. Cognate with by, buggian, buggean, byggja, Gothic 0331033F0332033E0330033D.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buy(verb)

    to acquire the ownership of (property) by giving an accepted price or consideration therefor, or by agreeing to do so; to acquire by the payment of a price or value; to purchase; -- opposed to sell

  2. Buy(verb)

    to acquire or procure by something given or done in exchange, literally or figuratively; to get, at a cost or sacrifice; to buy pleasure with pain

  3. Buy(verb)

    to negotiate or treat about a purchase

Freebase

  1. Buy, Kostroma Oblast

    Buy is a town in Kostroma Oblast, Russia, which stands on the Kostroma River. Population: 25,763; 27,392; 32,701.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'buy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #974

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'buy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #359

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'buy' in Verbs Frequency: #84

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