What does purchasing mean?

Definitions for purchasing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word purchasing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buying, purchasing(noun)

    the act of buying

    "buying and selling fill their days"; "shrewd purchasing requires considerable knowledge"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purchasing

    of Purchase


  1. Purchasing

    Purchasing refers to a business or organization attempting to acquiring goods or services to accomplish the goals of its enterprise. Though there are several organizations that attempt to set standards in the purchasing process, processes can vary greatly between organizations. Typically the word “purchasing” is not used interchangeably with the word “procurement”, since procurement typically includes Expediting, Supplier Quality, and Traffic and Logistics in addition to Purchasing.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purchasing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purchasing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sam Chi Yung:

    The suspension will shut funds out of the markets and further dampen purchasing power.

  2. The Argentine pope:

    Every person ought to have the awareness that purchasing is always a moral and not simply an economic act.

  3. Gil Marmol:

    The purchaser responded that he did not recognize the painting, that he had no record of purchasing it and he maintained this position.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The personal economy is purchasing the product from the nearby zone even if it means paying a little more than going to a distant places to buy the same thing for an insignificant saving on its price.

  5. Andrei Rozhkov:

    The reasons why the number of deals is falling is very simple - the Russian aviation market is shrinking because of a steep rouble devaluation as people's purchasing power declines and they travel less abroad, russian companies have not only stopped purchasing new planes, they are postponing delivery under old contracts.

Images & Illustrations of purchasing

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