n : an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the
auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price" [syn:
v 1: 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" [syn: purchase
] [ant: sell
2: make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or
influence; "This judge can be bought" [syn: bribe
3: acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange; "She wanted to
buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
4: accept as true: "I can't buy this story"
5: be worth or be capable of buying; "This sum will buy you a
ride on the train"