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buy

verb acquire by purchase, acquire ownership of, bargain for, complete a purchase, contract, get in exchange, make a purchase, make one's own, mercari, obtain, order, pay a price for, pay cash for, pay for, procure, procure title to, purchase, redeem, secure, secure for a consideration, trade
Associated concepts: buy and sell agreement, buy in the orrinary course of business, buy long, buy out, buy short, buyer beware, buyer's needs, buyer's option, buyer's risk, buying a note or a bill, buying and receiving stolen goods, buying broker
Foreign phrases: Caveat emptor, qui ignorare non debuit quod jus alienum emit.Let a purchaser beware since he ought not to be ignorant that he is purchasing whatever rights another has. Emptor emit quam minimo potest, venditorvendit quam maximo potest. The buyer purchases for the least he can; the seller sells for the most he can. In pretio emptionis et venditionis, naturaliter licet contrahentibus se circumvenire. In respect to the price, in buying and selllng, it is naturally permitted to the contracting parties to overreach one another.
See also: procure, purchase, trade

TO BUY. To purchase. Vide Sale.

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