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Definitions of purchase

  1. To get by paying money or its equivalent; acquire; buy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To buy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To chase or seek for: to acquire: to obtain by paying: to obtain by labor, danger, etc.: (law) to sue out or procure. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To obtain by paying; buy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain, obtain, or acquire. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price; as, to purchase land, or a house. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. To obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger, or sacrifice, etc.; as, to purchase favor with flattery. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. To expiate by a fine or forfeit. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To acquire by any means except descent or inheritance. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To buy for a price. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. To apply to (anything) a device for obtaining a mechanical advantage; to get a purchase upon, or apply a purchase to; as, to purchase a cannon. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to exert one's self. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To acquire wealth or property. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. The act of seeking, getting, or obtaining anything. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. The act of seeking and acquiring property. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. The acquisition of title to, or properly in, anything for a price; buying for money or its equivalent. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. That which is obtained, got, or acquired, in any manner, honestly or dishonestly; property; possession; acquisition. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. That which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. Any mechanical hold, or advantage, applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies, as by a lever, a tackle, capstan, and the like; also, the apparatus, tackle, or device by which the advantage is gained. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than descent or inheritance, namely, by one's own act or agreement. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To acquire by any means; to buy; to obtain by paying an equivalent; to obtain by expense of labour, danger, or other sacrifice; to raise by a purchase. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To buy; to obtain in exchange for money; to obtain at the expense of labour, skill, &c.; to gain advantage or power by mechanical means. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. a means of exerting influence or gaining advantage; "he could get no purchase on the situation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. something acquired by purchase Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. The act of buying; thing bought; a mechanical hold or advantage in raising heavy bodies; as, to get a purchase on a thing to be lifted or carried. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  26. Purchaser. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. Act of purchasing: that which is purchased: any mechanical power or advantage in raising or moving bodies. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. The act of purchasing; acquisition by purchasing; that which is purchased; any mechanical power or advantage in raising or moving heavy bodies. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. Anything acquired by paying a price in money; anything obtained by labour or danger, &c.; any mechanical power or advantage applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  30. The act of purchasing, or that which is purchased. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. An advantage, as of leverage, for moving heavy bodies or the like. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for purchase

  1. Had I gone into the station and offered to purchase a ticket, I should have been instantly and carefully examined, and undoubtedly arrested. – Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
  2. A number of them who had been slaves had paid, in the course of that year, seventy thousand seven hundred and thirty- three dollars to purchase their own freedom, or that of their relatives. – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child
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