verb (used with object), bought, buy·ing.
- to accept or believe: I don't buy that explanation.
- to be deceived by: He bought the whole story.
verb (used without object), bought, buy·ing.
- to buy a supply of; accumulate a stock of.
- to buy back one's own possession at an auction.
- to undertake a buy-in.
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Yet we keep doing the cleanses, buying the meal replacement bars, and joining Weight Watchers.
How do you push yourself to be better when you get an Oscar for buying breakfast in the morning?Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The one caveat: Asprey advises only buying butter made from grass-fed or pastured cows.Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food|DailyBurn|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This return scam involved purchasing broken electronics off the auction site and then buying new items off store shelves.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the “Buying Bubble” bursts, what then for the U.S. economy?
On that day he was responsible for the dinner,—the cooking, catering, buying and serving.Days of the Discoverers|L. Lamprey
You see it in their buying and in their selling, in their talk and in their actions.The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms|John A. Cone
The streets were jammed with people, buying everything they could before prices jumped again.Adolescents Only|Irving E. Cox
In the absence of such help she may do her buying in either of two states of mind.New Homes for Old|Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
So he remained some time in that island with that merchant Nidhidatta, who was engaged in buying and selling.The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta