Meaning of purchase

Definition of purchase

(noun) the acquisition of something for payment; "they closed the purchase with a handshake"
something acquired by purchase
a means of exerting influence or gaining advantage; "he could get no purchase on the situation"
the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
(verb) obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; "She buys for the big department store"

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