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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buying, purchasingnoun

    the act of buying

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purchasing

    of Purchase

Freebase

  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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. purchasing

    Any person purchasing from any soldier his arms, uniform, clothing, or any part thereof, may be punished by any civil court having cognizance of the same, by fine in any sum not exceeding $300, or by imprisonment not exceeding one year.—Act of March 16, 1802.

Editors Contribution

  1. purchasingverb

    Verb form of the word purchase.

    The purchasing manager ensure compliance with the quality management system and purchasing procedure.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 6, 2020  

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Purchasing in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Lindsay:

    If we don’t have active hurricane flooding, even though there are a lot of flood events that occur with regularity, people don’t tend to think about purchasing insurance or doing something to help mitigate the chances of loss.

  2. Jonathan Kaplan:

    McDonald's has so much purchasing power and brand recognition, I think we're seeing a new industry standard here.

  3. China Eastern:

    The company is purchasing 15 Airbus A330 planes to help to replace older planes that will retire over the next few years. It will also help to meet rising passenger demand for mid and long routes.

  4. Jason Humbert:

    We encourage people to remain vigilant whether online or in a store, and avoid purchasing products marketed to treat cancer without any proof they will work. Patients should consult a health care professional about proper prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. there's also concern that some of the products could interact with any medications or any other underlying conditions that consumers may have.

  5. Kris Brown:

    This proposal reveals one important fact from the White House : they recognize the problem of the private sale loophole that allows 20 percent of guns to be sold with no background check at all. ... We agree the private sale loophole must be fixed, but it should be fixed in a way that allows meaningful enforcement, not easy circumvention that endangers lives, the right balance was struck by the House, which passed a background checks bill where sales by private sellers are completed by a federally licensed firearms dealer to confirm the person purchasing the gun is the same person who is picking up the gun and other assessments of risk before completion of the sale are done. If we want to save lives and meaningfully fix the private sale loophole, S. 42, now 200 days and counting on Mitch McConnell's desk is the way to do it.

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