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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _byen_, _biggen_, _buggen_, from Old English _bycġan_ (“to buy, pay for, acquire, redeem, ransom, procure, get done, sell”), from Proto-Germanic _*bugjaną_ (“to buy”), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European _*bhūgh-_ (“to bend”), or from Proto-Indo-European _*bheugh-_ (“to take away, deliver”). Cognate with Scots _by_ (“to buy, purchase”), Old Saxon _buggian_, _buggean_ (“to buy”), Old Norse _byggja_ (“to procure a wife, lend at interest, let out”), Gothic

From Middle English byen, biggen, buggen, from Old English bycġan (to buy, pay for, acquire, redeem, ransom, procure, get done, sell), from Proto-Germanic *bugjaną (to buy), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *bhūgh- (to bend), or from Proto-Indo-European *bheugh- (to take away, deliver). Cognate with Scots by (to buy, purchase), Old Saxon buggian, buggean (to buy), Old Norse byggja (to procure a wife, lend at interest, let out), Gothic

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: bī, IPA(key): /baɪ/ * Rhymes: -aɪ * Homophones: bi, bye, by

  • enPR: , IPA(key): /baɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
  • Homophones: bi, bye, by

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

BUY (_third-person singular simple present_ BUYS, _present participle_ BUYING, _simple past_ BOUGHT, _past participle_ BOUGHT _or_ (rare, dialectal) BOUGHTEN) * (transitive) To obtain (something) in exchange for money or goods _I'm going to BUY my father something nice for his birthday._ * Benjamin Franklin BUY what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou wilt sell thy necessaries. * (transitive) To obtain by some sacrifice. _I've BOUGHT material comfort by foregoing my dreams._ * Bible, Proverbs xxiii. 23 BUY the truth and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding. * (transitive) To bribe. _He tried to BUY me with gifts, but I wouldn't give up my beliefs._ * (transitive) To be equivalent to in value. _The dollar doesn't BUY as much as it used to.'_ * (transitive, informal) to accept as true; to believe _I'm not going to BUY your stupid excuses anymore!_ * (intransitive) To make a purchase or purchases, to treat (for a meal) _She BUYS for Federated._ _Let's go out for dinner. I'm BUYING._ * (poker slang, transitive) To make a bluff, usually a large one. _Smith tried to BUY the pot on the river with a huge bluff_ SYNONYMS * (obtain (something) in exchange for money): purchase * (accept as true): accept, believe, swallow (informal), take on * ((intransitive) make a purchase): make a buy ANTONYMS * (obtain (something) in exchange for money): sell, vend * (accept as true): disbelieve, reject, pitch DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS * aby TRANSLATIONS

buy (third-person singular simple present buys, present participle buying, simple past bought, past participle bought or (rare, dialectal) boughten)

  1. (transitive) To obtain (something) in exchange for money or goods
    I'm going to buy my father something nice for his birthday.
  2. (transitive) To obtain by some sacrifice.
    I've bought material comfort by foregoing my dreams.
  3. (transitive) To bribe.
    He tried to buy me with gifts, but I wouldn't give up my beliefs.
  4. (transitive) To be equivalent to in value.
    The dollar doesn't buy as much as it used to.'
  5. (transitive, informal) to accept as true; to believe
    I'm not going to buy your stupid excuses anymore!
  6. (intransitive) To make a purchase or purchases, to treat (for a meal)
    She buys for Federated.
    Let's go out for dinner. I'm buying.
  7. (poker slang, transitive) To make a bluff, usually a large one.
    Smith tried to buy the pot on the river with a huge bluff

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

BUY (_plural_ BUYS) * Something which is bought; a purchase. _At only $30, the second-hand kitchen table was a great BUY._ ANTONYMS * sale DERIVED TERMS * buydown * buyout * impulse buy TRANSLATIONS

buy (plural buys)

  1. Something which is bought; a purchase.
    At only $30, the second-hand kitchen table was a great buy.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* buy in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * buy in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913


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