Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: buy
IPA transcription: [b'aɪ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bargain, buy, steal
    Meaning: an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: buy, purchase
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: bribe, corrupt, buy, grease_one's_palms
    Meaning: make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence; "This judge can be bought"
Usage examples
  • "Go and buy it."
  • Come, buy, buy!'
  • 'Go and buy it.'
  • "We're going to buy it."
  • "Why did you buy provisions?"
  • Money could not buy that dog.
  • And you want to buy my platter.
  • "Are we going to buy something?"
  • "Well, then, I will buy it of you!"
  • "No; and yet they refused to buy it."