- 1 to buy something The equipment can be purchased from your local supplier. They purchased the land for $1 million. Please ensure that you purchase your ticket in advance.
- 2(figurative) Victory was purchased (= achieved) at too great a price.
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NAmE//ˈpərtʃəs//purchase something (from somebody)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they purchase
he / she / it purchases
past simple purchased
-ing form purchasing