Definition of purchase Pronunciation
1. The act or process of seeking and obtaining something (e.g. property, etc.)
2. An individual item one has purchased.
3. The acquisition of title to, or property in, anything for a price; buying for money or its equivalent.
They offer a free hamburger with the purchase of a drink.
4. That which is obtained, got or acquired, in any manner, honestly or dishonestly; property; possession; acquisition.
5. That which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent.
He was pleased with his latest purchase.
6. Any mechanical hold or advantage, applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies, as by a lever, a tackle or capstan.
It is hard to get purchase on a nail without a pry bar or hammer.
7. The apparatus, tackle or device by which such mechanical advantage is gained and in nautical terminology the ratio of such a device, like a pulley, or block and tackle.
8. The amount of hold one has from an individual foothold or ledge.
9. Acquisition of lands or tenements by means other than descent or inheritance, namely, by one's own act or agreement.
10. To pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain, obtain, or acquire.
11. To buy, obtain by payment of a price in money or its equivalent.
To purchase land, to purchase a house
12. To obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger, or sacrifice, etc.
To purchase favor with flattery
13. To expiate by a fine or forfeit.
14. To apply to (anything) a device for obtaining a mechanical advantage; to get a purchase upon, or apply a purchase to.
To purchase a cannon
15. To put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to exert oneself.
16. To constitute the buying power for a purchase, have a trading value.
Many aristocratic refugees' portable treasures purchased their safe passage and comfortable exile during the revolution
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English - English - purchase Pronunciation
n. something which has been purchased; act of purchasing, act of buying
v. buy, acquire in exchange for money; procure, obtain
English - Spanish - purchase Pronunciation
s. compra, adquisición; polipasto
v. comprar, adquirir
English - French - purchase Pronunciation
n. achat; acquisitio; emplette; force, abattage, prise
v. acheter; acquérir, faire l'acquisition de
English - German - purchase Pronunciation
n. Einkauf; Kauf
v. kaufen; erstehen
English - Indonesian - purchase Pronunciation
n. pembelian, belanjaan, belian, pengungkil, titik galang, titik pikul, titik tumpuan, titik penunjang
v. membeli, memperoleh, mengungkil, mengungkit
English - Italian - purchase Pronunciation
s. acquisto, compera
v. comprare, comperare, acquistare; conquistare, ottenere
English - Polish - purchase Pronunciation
n. nabycie, sprawunek, nabytek, kupno, wykupienie, zakup, zakupienie
v. nabyć, kupować, skupić, zakupić, nabywać, zakupywać
English - Portuguese - purchase Pronunciation
s. compra; aquisição
v. comprar; adquirir
English - Romanian - purchase Pronunciation
n. cumpărare, achiziţionare, cumpărătură, preţ, valoare, apucare {tehn.}
v. cumpăra, căpăta, câştiga, ridica cu pârghia, achiziţiona
English - Russian - purchase Pronunciation
с. покупка, закупка; купленная вещь; ценность, стоимость; годовой доход с земли; выигрыш в силе; преимущество; механическое приспособление для поднятия и перемещения грузов
г. покупать, закупать, приобретать, приобрести, завоевать, тянуть лебедкой, поднимать рычагом
English - Turkish - purchase Pronunciation
f. satın almak, elde etmek, kazanmak, kaldıraçla kaldırmak, manivela ile çekmek
i. satın alma, alım, mübayaa, satın alınan şey, toprak geliri, mekanik güç, makara sistemi, sıkı tutma, etki, nüfuz, vesile, dayanak noktası
English - Ukrainian - purchase Pronunciation
n. купування, вартість, придбання, покупка, перевага, важіль, опора: точка опори, купівля, закуп
v. купувати, здобути, тягти лебідкою, накупити
English - Dutch - purchase Pronunciation
zn. koop, aankoop, inkoop, aanschaffing, verwering, hefkracht
ww. kopen, aankopen, inkopen, aanschaffen, aanschaffen : zich aanschaffen, verwerven, opheffen, tillen, lichten
English - Greek - purchase Pronunciation
ουσ. παλάγκο, αγορά, στήριγμα
ρήμ. αγοράζω, ψωνίζω
English - Arabic - purchase Pronunciation
‏صفقة، شراء، نفوذ، شىء مشترى‏
‏إشترى، رفع، جر، إستمال بالرشوة‏
English - Chinese - purchase Pronunciation
(名) 购买, 价值, 购买品
(动) 买, 购买; 用起重装置举起; 赢得, 努力取得, 获得
English - Chinese - purchase Pronunciation
(名) 購買, 價值, 購買品
(動) 買, 購買; 用起重裝置舉起; 贏得, 努力取得, 獲得
English - Hindi - purchase Pronunciation
n. ख़रीदी गई वस्तु, क्रय, ख़रीद
v. मोल लेना, ख़रीदना, पाना, प्राप्त करना
English - Japanese - purchase Pronunciation
(動) 買う; 獲得する
(名) 購入; 購入品; 手がかり
English - Korean - purchase Pronunciation
명. 구입된 것; 구입
동. 사다, 구입하다; 얻다, 취득하다
English - Vietnamese - purchase Pronunciation
n. sự mua, tậu sắm, vật mua được, tậu được, sắm được, tiền thuê, tiền mướn, sức cơ khí, điểm tựa, chổ dựa vào
v. mua, tậu, sắm, kéo neo

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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for purchase
1. lever: tackle
2. buy: bargain, acquisition, procurement, buying, steal
3. buy: shop, acquire, get, obtain, procure
Verb forms for purchase
Present participle: purchasing
Present: purchase (3.person: purchases)
Past: purchased
Future: will purchase
Present conditional: would purchase
Present Perfect: have purchased (3.person: has purchased)
Past Perfect: had purchased
Future Perfect: will have purchased
Past conditional: would have purchased