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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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CAN'T BUY TIME is fancied to continue his upward curve by racking up a fourtimer in Haydock's Sodexho Prestige Tommy Whittle Chase (3.
Can't Buy Time is expected to be Tony McCoy's partner as the jockey bids for his first Grand National victory
Ladbrokes list Butler's Cabin as their 14-1 joint-favourite with the Mouse Morris-trained Hear The Echo - but the Magic Sign's Mike Dillon is expecting money for another McManus runner, Can't Buy Time.
O'Neill is hoping runaway Sandown winner Can't Buy Time will stay the 4m trip in the National Hunt Chase.
The central bank can buy time for political bodies to act, but it cannot buy enough time for them not to act.
That is the Greek politics to not solve the name issue and to buy time," Prime Minister Gruevski said after visiting the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Skopje.
No one in the Arab nation believes in Saleh's soft tone, saying that he only intends to buy time.
This leaves us with a pair of likely lads in the shape of MEANUS DANDY and CAN'T BUY TIME - interestingly ridden by the best two jockeys around in Ruby Walsh and Tony McCoy respectively.
O'Neill was philosophical about Don't Push It being set a stiff task, and feels Can't Buy Time may be his best chance of success this year off 10st 4lb.
Conditional jockey Richard McLernon has come in for the ride on Can't Buy Time.
Can't Buy Time and Don't Push It are both 33-1 chances with Sportingbet to end O'Neill's hoodoo.
McCoy (left) has the choice of four JP McManus horses but is likely to partner Can't Buy Time, Don't Push It or Arbor Supreme.