Definition of buy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//baɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//baɪ//
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    something bought
  1. 1a good, better, etc. buy a thing that is worth the money that you pay for it That jacket was a really good buy. Best buys this week are carrots and cabbages.
  2. 2something that is bought or that is for sale; the act of buying something Computer games are a popular buy this Christmas. The club has made some great buys this season (= it has bought good new players).
  3. Word OriginOld English bycgan, of Germanic origin.
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