Definition for Buy (bought)

buy (bought), v. [OE.] (webplay: acquire, day, dear, given, paying, praise, price, purchase, sell, shares, small, stock, worth).

  1. Purchase; pay for (see Leviticus 25:15); [fig.] pluck; pick; select; take away; choose for one's self.
  2. Cause; elicit; induce; evoke; stimulate; draw out from someone.
  3. Experience; fulfill; actualize; accomplish; achieve; reach; (see Revelation 3:18).
  4. Get for a price; attain in exchange for something; [fig.] accommodate; facilitate; make happen more easily.
  5. Order; requisition by mail from a sales catalog.
  6. Cover the costs; fulfill the covenant; honor the contract; comply with the agreement; make good on the promise; [fig.] redeem; deliver; provide salvation; (see Ruth 4:4).
  7. Obtain; acquire; procure; receive; pick up; (see Isaiah 55:1).
  8. Ransom; expiate; atone for; save by sacrifice; rescue from destruction.
  9. Appraise; evaluate; appreciate; assign worth to.

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