purchase

Definition

To obtain ownership of a security or other asset in exchange for money or value. also called buy.

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After reading, and re-reading, many reviews and complaints, the wife and I have decided to purchase this car for our son.

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When my boss decided that the company needed to have a yacht as a benefit for employees, he put me in charge of the purchase from a yacht dealer.

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In 2008, billionaire Mark Cuban attempted to purchase the Chicago Cubs baseball team for a reported $1.3 billion but was allegedly rejected due to league concerns over his brash demeanor as a basketball team owner.

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