What does buying mean?

Definitions for buying
buy·ing

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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. Unilever Chief Executive Paul Polman:

    We have to get used to buying in that knowledge and dealing with the higher level of ambiguity perhaps than we've seen before.

  2. Van Dyke:

    I’m buying her a she-shed, they call it a love shack! It’s a she shed but they are advertising it like a love shack.

  3. Linda Bauld:

    Nicotine withdrawal is a very unpleasant process, the vast number of people using e-cigarettes are using them to stop smoking; [they're] about 60% more effective than going cold turkey or buying nicotine replacement therapy over the counter.

  4. Scott Minerd:

    There's a point where The Fed is going to have to pull out a bazooka, and I think the option of buying stocks on the part of The Fed is on the table.

  5. Vladimir Tenev:

    In order to protect the firm and protect our customers, we had to limit buying in these stocks.

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    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    • A. concoction
    • B. ternion
    • C. elan
    • D. serendipity

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