Definition of purchase verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

        

    purchase

     verb
    verb
    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
     
     
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  1. 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. 2(figurative) Victory was purchased (= achieved) at too great a price.
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