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Synonyms for buy
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Wiktionary

  1. buyverb

    Antonyms:
    sale

  2. buyverb

    Synonyms:
    purchase

    Antonyms:
    sell, vend

  3. buyverb

    Synonyms:
    accept, take on, believe, swallow

    Antonyms:
    pitch, disbelieve, reject

  4. buyverb

    Synonyms:
    make a buy

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. buy

    Buy and purchase are close synonyms, signifying to obtain or secure as one's own by paying or promising to pay a price; in numerous cases the two words are freely interchangeable, but with the difference usually found between words of Saxon and those of French or Latin origin. The Saxon buy is used for all the homely and petty concerns of common life, the French purchase is often restricted to transactions of more dignity; yet the Saxon word buy is commonly more emphatic, and in the higher ranges of thought appeals more strongly to the feelings. One may either buy or purchase fame, favor, honor, pleasure, etc., but when our feelings are stirred we speak of victory or freedom as dearly bought. "Buy the truth, and sell it not" (Prov. xxiii, 23) would be greatly weakened by the rendering "Purchase the truth, and do not dispose of it." Compare BUSINESS; GET; PRICE; SALE.

    Synonyms:
    acquire, bargain for, barter for, get, obtain, procure, purchase, secure

    Antonyms:
    barter, dispose of, exchange, put to sale, sell

    Preposition:
    Purchase at a price; at a public sale; of or from a person; for cash; with money; on time.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. buy

    Synonyms:
    purchase, bribe, subsidize, suborn

    Antonyms:
    sell, vend, hawk, retail

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bargain, buy, stealverb

    an advantageous purchase

    "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"

    Synonyms:
    deal, bargain, steal

    Antonyms:
    sell

  2. buy, purchaseverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    grease one's palms, purchase, corrupt, bribe

    Antonyms:
    sell

  3. bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palmsverb

    make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

    "This judge can be bought"

    Synonyms:
    grease one's palms, pervert, spoil, vitiate, deprave, debauch, purchase, subvert, profane, defile, sully, debase, misdirect, demoralise, corrupt, taint, demoralize, cloud, bribe

    Antonyms:
    sell

  4. buyverb

    be worth or be capable of buying

    "This sum will buy you a ride on the train"

    Synonyms:
    grease one's palms, purchase, corrupt, bribe

    Antonyms:
    sell

  5. buyverb

    acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange

    "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"

    Synonyms:
    grease one's palms, purchase, corrupt, bribe

    Antonyms:
    sell

  6. buyverb

    accept as true

    "I can't buy this story"

    Synonyms:
    grease one's palms, purchase, corrupt, bribe

    Antonyms:
    sell

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. buyverb

    Synonyms:
    purchase, bargain for

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. buyverb

    Synonyms:
    purchase

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How to use buy in a sentence?

  1. John McCain:

    Joe wants to buy the business that he has been in for all of these years, worked 10, 12 hours a day. And he wanted to buy the business, but he looked at your tax plan and he saw that he was going to pay much higher taxes

  2. Yutaka Miura:

    Retail investors who had shorted stocks are eager to buy back if the Nikkei falls near 17,500.

  3. Bill Murray:

    I took them for lunch that day and they'd never had sake. So I proceeded to buy a big bottle. So they drank a lot of sake and came back drunk.

  4. Rachel Krengel:

    We fell into this awful spiral of poverty and debt, one of the things that fell by the wayside was my ability to buy enough menstrual products to get me through the month.

  5. Burl Barer:

    You can buy Talking Barbie anywhere, but you can't even special order Listening Ken.

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