Word BUY
Character 3
Hyphenation buy
Pronunciations /baɪ/

Definitions and meanings of "Buy"

What do we mean by buy?

To acquire in exchange for money or its equivalent; purchase. intransitive verb

To be capable of purchasing. intransitive verb

To acquire by sacrifice, exchange, or trade. intransitive verb

To bribe. intransitive verb

To accept the truth or feasibility of. intransitive verb

To purchase something; act as a purchaser. intransitive verb

Something bought or for sale; a purchase. noun

An act of purchasing. noun

Something that is underpriced; a bargain. noun

To pay an upfront fee to reduce (an interest rate) over part or all of the term of a loan. phrasal verb

To acquire a stake or interest in. phrasal verb

To believe in, especially wholeheartedly or uncritically. phrasal verb

To bribe (an official, for example) in order to secure improper cooperation or gain exemption from a regulation or legal consequence. phrasal verb

To purchase the entire stock, business rights, or interests of. phrasal verb

To purchase all that is available of. phrasal verb

(buy it) To be killed. idiom

(buy the farm) To die, especially suddenly or violently. idiom

(buy time) To increase the time available for a specific purpose. idiom

To acquire the possession of, or the right or title to, by paying a consideration or an equivalent, usually in money; obtain by paying a price to the seller; purchase: opposed to sell.

Hence To get, acquire, or procure for any kind of equivalent: as, to buy favor with flattery.

Something which is bought; a purchase.

To be convinced to believe something. Urban Dictionary

Something you do when you can't find it on a peer-to-peer app. Urban Dictionary

To purchase Urban Dictionary

To be convinced or to believe something. Urban Dictionary

Most used Bahamian slang term. Has many uses such as emphasizing a command that follows it or replacing certain words, such as boy. Urban Dictionary

When a company does something to a product that in no way makes it more appealing to potential buyers. Often having to do with pay-per-view events. Urban Dictionary

Bui Bui is a Bahamian bastardization of the English word boy. Bui is generally used to refer to males but in recent times has become unisex. Bui can be used interchangeably with boy, girl, guy, man, woman, friend, enemy acquaintance, stranger and many more. To understand Bui more you’ll need exposure to Bahamian culture Bui is not a true-to-word spelling but is a commonly accepted one. There is generally no accepted spelling for the word bui. Younger generations (those born approx. 90’s onwards) have taken the word “Bui” and evolved it “Bey” which is pronounced exactly how it is spelt. Bui phonetically sounds like: bah’yee or buh’yee While Bey is simply pronounced as “Bay” not to Ben confused with the American “Bae”. Urban Dictionary

1.In poker, a term used to say how much money you have brought to the table at the beginning of your session. 2.In a poker tournament, buy-in is the amount of money that you pay towards the prize pool in order to enter the tournment. 3.any more money that is spent during the session is called a rebuy. Urban Dictionary

A Vietnamese last name. Urban Dictionary

To believe that sth is true, especially sth that is not very likely Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Buy

The word "buy" in example sentences

If you haven't gotten ten to at least say they'll buy, where do you get your hubris to proclaim that thousands actually will buy? ❋ Unknown (2010)

Whandall understood that the word buy was an insult. ❋ Larry Niven (2000)

He said media reports wrongly characterize what he called "buy and sell" shops as pawnshops in stories about police raids. ❋ Unknown (2011)

The enormous investment is worthwhile not only for the opportunity at a title buy but also to persuade James to re-sign this summer. ❋ Unknown (2010)

"We've been looking at what I call the buy-versus-make situation to see whether there isn't ultimately a more economic solution," he told analysts Thursday. ❋ Unknown (2008)

And yet the word "buy" is significant; for we are elsewhere bidden, "buy wine and milk without money and without price," and "buy of Christ gold tried in the fire," &c. ❋ Unknown (1871)

When people buy from the bulk food store, they get a better deal. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I'm half way through this month's Saveur and dreaming about the tamales that I use to buy from a lady on a country road out in Marble Falls. ❋ Homesick Texan (2009)

However, I usually buy advance tickets; these are normally 1,300 yen, and if you buy from the cinema or convenience stores they often come with a free gift. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Nuhiva's bumping along astern there, though what she can buy is beyond me. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I am not sure of the answer, but one thing I do not buy is the notion that people become professors out of an unusually strong desire for public service. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I have to preorder just about everything, because most of what I buy is NOT from the "big guys" of comics, but from indy publishers. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This isnt about overturning the understandings of the New Deal as much as saying that they cannot be taken to their logical conclusion: total state control of the individual over the labor of individuals (assuming anyone who dumb enough to work when most of what your income would go to buy is gauranteed you anyway). ❋ Unknown (2010)

WTF would YOU know about ‘expensive liquor’ when all you are allowed to buy is PAVLOV? ❋ Unknown (2010)

The real problem is that they try to sell in the same method as they would buy from a garage sale. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Most of the books I get "new" are review copies I bring home from work, and it will be a while before most publishers make the shift to digital galleys, so even if I pledged to never again buy a new book in paper form, it really wouldn't help to reduce the amount of paper on my shelves. ❋ Unknown (2009)

What else I'm not sure I buy is how easily SGC allows three of their best people to be human guinea pigs. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It was the first book my mum let me buy from a book club and I chose it myself. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I hope Lindsey and McCain buy a house and and enjoy their golden years together ❋ Unknown (2010)

“So we had to accept what we could get with neither a mandate to buy from a commercial corporation nor a public option.”, is the end of that sentence that works for the outcome of “falling short of what we wanted” … ❋ Unknown (2009)

I [told] him we [were just friends] but he wasn't buying it. ❋ _40oz (2008)

I've even tried [SoulSeek] to get the [Barry] Manalow [LP], shit I'll have to buy ❋ Joly1 (2003)

He [went] to buy [sneakers] ❋ Rory (2002)

oh yea [kalea] was totally [cappin] [ong] I was not buyin it. ❋ Jus1rj (2019)

[BUI] you ugly dread. BUI [TAKE IT EASY] [YANNO] KING ❋ Freeportboi (2010)

[Raj]: "[Brooke Hogan] will be performing, too." Vince: "[No buys]." ❋ Xobile (2008)

1. [Bahamian]: Ha’ad go [bui] . [Proper English] Translation: How is it going. 2. Bahamian: see! that’s the bui right there. Proper English Translation: look! there’s the guy right over there. 3. Bahamian: One bui just been in the store and robbed the registers Proper English Translation: A man came into the store and robbed the registers 4. Bahamian: [Bui] I’ne know Proper English Translation: Boy I do not know. ❋ GolfRomeo242 (2018)

In a limit hold 'em game, the typical buy-in is usually 10 times the small bet. (in a 4/8 game, the [min] is $40) the world series of [poker] buy-in is $[10,000] ❋ Byrd (2004)

[Bui] is a common [Vietnamese] last name, but not as common as [Nguyen]. ❋ Versai (2008)

You could [say you] were ill but I don't think they'd buy it([accept] the [explanation]). ❋ Irearn (2007)

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