Definitions for purchase

Definitions for (noun) purchase

Main entry: purchase

Definition: the acquisition of something for payment

Usage: they closed the purchase with a handshake

Main entry: purchase

Definition: a means of exerting influence or gaining advantage

Usage: he could get no purchase on the situation

Main entry: leverage, purchase

Definition: the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever

Main entry: purchase

Definition: something acquired by purchase

Definitions for (verb) purchase

Main entry: purchase, buy

Definition: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction

Usage: The family purchased a new car; The conglomerate acquired a new company; She buys for the big department store

Visual thesaurus for purchase