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Dictionary definition for: Buy

1. (n) an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction" "the stock was a real buy at that price"

2. (v) obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car" "The conglomerate acquired a new company" "She buys for the big department store"

3. (v) make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought"

4. (v) acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange; "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"

5. (v) accept as true; "I can''t buy this story"

6. (v) be worth or be capable of buying; "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"

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