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bɔtbought

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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Boughtpreter. of to buy;

  2. Boughtnoun

    Etymology: from to bow.

    His huge long tail wound up in hundred folds,
    Whose wreathed boughts whenever he unfolds,
    And thick entangled knots adown does slack. Fairy Q. b. i.

    Immortal verse,
    Such as the meeting soul may pierce
    In notes, with many a winding bought
    Of linked sweetness, long drawn out. John Milton.

    The flexure of the joints is not the same in elephants as in other quadrupeds, but nearer unto those of a man; the bought of the fore-legs not directly backward, but laterally, and somewhat inward. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. iii. c. i.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boughtnoun

    a flexure; a bend; a twist; a turn; a coil, as in a rope; as the boughts of a serpent

  2. Boughtnoun

    the part of a sling that contains the stone

  3. Bought

    imp. & p. p. of Buy

  4. Bought

    purchased; bribed

  5. Bought

    of Buy

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bought

    bawt, pa.t. and pa.p. of Buy.—Bought′en in an archaic form.

  2. Bought

    bowt, n. a bight or bend: (Spens.) a twist or coil: the bend of a sling in which the stone is placed. [See Bight.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bought' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1395

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bought' in Written Corpus Frequency: #470

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bought in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bought in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bought in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Warren:

    Climate change. Gun safety. Health care. On the face of it, these three are totally different issues. But despite our being the strongest and wealthiest country in the history of the world, our democracy is paralyzed, and why ? Because giant corporations have bought off our government.

  2. Justin Bieber/Instagram:

    The rules are clear one credit card can buy max 4 copies. Anything over that the entire amount gets thrown out, neilsen company checks this and found all our sales were legit because our fans are amazing and bought them. Dont discredit our fan base with false info.

  3. David Baxter:

    We pretty much bought up every (respirator) in the state, and we are selling them at cost - actually, a slight loss, we need to breathe.

  4. Jeffrey Towson:

    When Didi Chuxing suddenly bought Bluegogo and launched their own bike-sharing service, that was a red flag, that's like when your wife tells you she's starting to date again.

  5. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    I think it is the longest bond I have ever bought in my life. We thought they were very cheap, so we bought them.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    • A. summon
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