Synonyms for (noun) buy

Synonyms: bargain, buy, steal

Definition: an advantageous purchase

Usage: she got a bargain at the auction; the stock was a real buy at that price

Similar words: purchase

Definition: something acquired by purchase

Synonyms for (verb) buy

Synonyms: buy

Definition: accept as true

Usage: I can't buy this story

Similar words: believe

Definition: accept as true; take to be true

Usage: I believed his report; We didn't believe his stories from the War; She believes in spirits


Synonyms: purchase, buy

Definition: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction

Usage: The family purchased a new car; The conglomerate acquired a new company; She buys for the big department store

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: buy

Definition: acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange

Usage: She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: grease one's palms, corrupt, bribe, buy

Definition: make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

Usage: This judge can be bought

Similar words: pay

Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please


Synonyms: buy

Definition: be worth or be capable of buying

Usage: This sum will buy you a ride on the train

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer