V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

IV. POSSESSIVE RELATIONS

3. Interchange of Property

Purchase.

[Antonyms: sale.]

[Nouns] purchase, emption; buying, purchasing, shopping; preemption, refusal.

coemption, bribery; slave trade.

buyer, purchaser, emptor, vendee; patron, employer, client, customer, clientele.

[Verbs] buy, purchase, invest in, procure; rent (hire) [more]; repurchase, buy in.

keep in one's pay, bribe, suborn; pay[more]; spend[more].

make a purchase, complete a purchase; buy over the counter.

shop, market, go shopping.

[Adjectives] purchased.

[Phrases] caveat emptor, let the buyer beware; the customer is always right.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Our Blog Suggest a Word Help

;