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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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It's taken some time, but Can't Buy Time is back on a mark he can win from, and it's interesting he was one of the best-backed on the day in the Grand National.
Can't Buy Time has a nice racing weight and he would have a live chance.
I decided to go for him on the basis that he can probably go on any type of ground, more so than Can't Buy Time, who would probably need it to keep drying out," said McCoy.
You can't go into the National feeling confident because anything can happen, but I'd like to think Can't Buy Time and Don't Push It will put in a good show.
The first pair are trained by Jonjo O'Neill and recent money for Can't Buy Time suggests McCoy is leaning towards him.
McCoy's boss, leading owner JP McManus, has four entries for the world's most famous steeplechase in King Johns Castle, Don't Push It, Arbor Supreme and Can't Buy Time.
And bookmakers are ready for a plunge on the Jonjo O'Neill-trained eight-year-old The champion jockey is still searching for his first victory in the Aintree showpiece and has the pick of his boss JP McManus's four entries - King Johns Castle, Don't Push It, Arbor Supreme and Can't Buy Time.
McCoy's gaffer, JP McManus, has four entries in the race, King Johns Castle, Don't Push It, Arbor Supremeand Can't Buy Time.
McCoy's boss, leading owner JP McManus, has four entries for the world's most famous race in King Johns Castle, Don't Push It, Arbor Supreme and Can't Buy Time.
O'Neill will most likely give Can't Buy Time his National prep in a race at the Cheltenham Festival, and added: "There are a few races at the Festival which would give us three weeks until Aintree.
The reality is there is no military option that does anything more than buy time," Gates said in an interview with CNN television.
com Master Chase, but it came to nothing as young Richie McLernon cruised past onMcManus-owned favourite Can't Buy Time.