- the buying of something that one previously sold.
- any arrangement to take back something as a condition of a sale, as by a supplier who agrees to purchase its customer's goods.
- Also called stock buyback. a repurchase by a company of its own stock in the open market, as for investment purposes or for use in future corporate acquisitions.
Origin of buyback
Related Words for buybackacknowledgment, deal, grant, admission, compromise, permit, privilege, indulgence, permission, confession, assent, sellout, boon, surrender, warrant, authorization, allowance, trade-off, buyback, copout
Examples from the Web for buyback
Contemporary Examples of buyback
A buyback is a "no brainer" for Apple, Icahn told CNBC on Tuesday.Carl Icahn Takes a Shine to Apple
August 13, 2013
Within six weeks, Mindich has sold more than 400 and already proudly presented a $20,000 check to the Newark buyback program.Cory Booker’s Murder Accessory: Turning Buyback Guns Into Jewelry
January 25, 2013
A buyback event in Miami garnered over 100 guns, breaking a local record.Gun Buybacks Mostly a Waste of Time and Money, Experts Say
December 29, 2012