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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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  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. Rich Barton:

    People still need to move, if we have to take some short-term loss in the process, that's OK because we're going to be buying homes at much cheaper prices during that period. [ And ] people may be more motivated to sell, honestly, so our service will be more highly valued.

  2. Jim Breese:

    If you're buying groceries and have Airbnb supplies, separate them and pay separately.

  3. Dudley Kingsnorth:

    Illegal producers don't pay taxes and don't observe environmental and occupational health standards, so their costs are less, it's a real issue and China can't solve it by itself. End users have got to pay attention to the sources of material and make sure they're not actually buying illegal material. That's a lot easier said than done.

  4. Norihiro Fujito:

    Event-driven funds which were seen chasing the market higher by buying futures on hopes for the success of the U.S.-North Korea summit and the U.S. Fed's rate hike in June were seen unwinding their positions.

  5. Daniel Scarpato:

    A lot of my generation aren't so good at saving money, the job market for us isn't great, and most young people I know are in debt. Buying a new car is a bit of a luxury.

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