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pur·chase

purchase

 
 
pronunciation:
puhr chs
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: purchases, purchasing, purchased
definition: to get by paying money for; buy.
They compared prices at different stores before they purchased their TV.
similar words:
buy
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that is bought.
The clerk helped her carry her heavy purchases to her car.
similar words:
buy
definition 2: the act of purchasing.
My sister helped me save enough money for the purchase of a new video game.
derivations: purchasable (adj.), purchaser (n.)
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