What does buying mean?

Definitions for buying
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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. Buying

    of Buy

Editors Contribution

  1. buyingverb

    Verb form of the word buy.

    We were buying our wedding invitations online and decided then just to send a group message where needed and text message to friends or family.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'buying' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2795

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'buying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1230

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buying in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of buying in a Sentence

  1. Warren Buffett:

    There have been no surprises at IBM since we started buying it a few years ago, we expected revenue to come down. We expected a year like this where foreign exchange would take a whack off revenues.

  2. Thomas Brown:

    While we're seeing folks arriving from all over the country overpaying for Austin real estate, I've never heard of anyone buying a seller's next house as an incentive, but, honestly, it is not even that surprising.

  3. Surgoinsville Police Chief James Hammonds:

    We have no idea where they could be headed, and it looks like they were buying tenting equipment at the Walmart.

  4. Glauber Romano:

    When doubt arises the market has been buying dollars.

  5. Warren Buffett:

    Yeah, I've been a fan, and I've been an idiot for not buying.

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