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Overview of noun buy

The noun buy has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bargain, buy, steal

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

Overview of verb buy

The verb buy has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (102) buy, purchase

(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")

2. (2) bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palms

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

3. buy

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

4. buy

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

5. buy

(accept as true; "I can't buy this story") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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