Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

repurchase

[ree-pur-chuh s]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
verb (used with object), re·pur·chased, re·pur·chas·ing.
  1. to buy again; regain by purchase.
noun
  1. the act of repurchasing.
adjective
  1. of or relating to repurchase: a repurchase contract.

Origin of repurchase

First recorded in 1585–95; re- + purchase
Related formsre·pur·chas·er, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for repurchaser

repurchase

verb (tr)
  1. to buy back or buy again goods, securities, assets, etc
noun
  1. an act or instance of repurchasing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for repurchaser

repurchase

v.

1590s, from re- + purchase (v.). Related: Repurchased; repurchasing.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

  • About
  • Cookies, Terms, & Privacy
© 2018 Dictionary.com, LLC.