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Definition of Buy


  1. To acquire the ownership of (property) by giving an accepted price or consideration therefor, or by agreeing to do so; to acquire by the payment of a price or value; to purchase; -- opposed to sell.
  2. To acquire or procure by something given or done in exchange, literally or figuratively; to get, at a cost or sacrifice; to buy pleasure with pain.
  3. To negotiate or treat about a purchase.

Buy Quotations

There was one thing my daddy wouldn't tolerate in any shape, form or fashion, and that was being unkind or rude to somebody. That was just very important to my folks. And as it turns out, that was a legacy that he left me that money can't buy, is how to be able to treat people.
Paula Deen

Karma is experience, and experience creates memory, and memory creates imagination and desire, and desire creates karma again. If I buy a cup of coffee, that's karma. I now have that memory that might give me the potential desire for having cappuccino, and I walk into Starbucks, and there's karma all over again.
Deepak Chopra

Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.
Anne Wilson Schaef

If I want to calm down, I'll buy some fabric, get a pattern, shut myself in a room and stay there for days, really happy. And at the end of it, you get a bedspread or some curtains or something to wear - it's lovely.

I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I am good at everything.
Demetri Martin
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Buy Translations

buy in Afrikaans is koop
buy in Dutch is aankopen
buy in Finnish is ostaa
buy in French is acheter
buy in German is erkaufen, einkaufen, kaufen
buy in Italian is comprare, acquistare
buy in Latin is redimo
buy in Portuguese is comprar, compra
buy in Spanish is comprar, procurarse
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