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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. Chris Rupkey:

    Time will tell if companies should be more vigilant about expansion plans and limit inventories and capex in the current environment where the economic outlook remains highly uncertain, the economy isn't back to normal regardless of what these upbeat surveys of purchasing manager executives are telling us.

  2. Carrie Underwood:

    In the behind-the-scenes clip, the 32-year-old is shown effortlessly doing pushups and pull-ups, giving inspiration to those who are interested in purchasing their own Calia clothes. Clearly, Carrie Underwood is more than ready to get back on the stage during CMA Music Fest this week. You can catch Carrie Underwood perform during the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night or at LP Field in Nashville on Saturday. Fitness to me I’ve been vocal about it over the years is a lifestyle, i just love how I feel when I feel good about Carrie Underwood. There’s definitely a lot of me in the Calia line.

  3. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    In the field of nuclear energy, we are purchasing six nuclear reactors from Westinghouse, which will mark a new era in our nuclear and scientific cooperation.

  4. Rick Scott:

    We will prohibit a person from possessing or purchasing a firearm if they are subject to an injunction for protection against stalking, cyberstalking, dating violence, repeat violence, sexual violence or domestic violence.

  5. Glenn Karlson:

    Our struggle is always making sure that we can maintain affordability or maintain the ability to deliver a home that may cost $ 400,000 or $ 500,000 nowadays to a family that could only maybe have a purchasing power of $ 200,000 or $ 225,000.

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