buy

Definitions (3)

1. To obtain ownership of a security or other asset in exchange for money or value.
2. An order with a broker to buy a security or commodity; here also called buy order.
3. A recommendation by an analyst or advisor that a given security should be bought. opposite of sell.

Use buy in a sentence

I wanted to buy the new television very badly, but my husband told me that we could not afford it.

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In order to buy that many number of stocks, you are going to have to have a lot of money in the bank already.

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John Smith decided to get started in the stock market by asking his broker to buy 20 shares in ABC Company Inc. because he felt he was young enough to take a little risk.

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