part of speech: verb

inflections: buys, buying, bought

definition 1: to get in return for paying money; purchase.

  • She saved her allowance and bought a bicycle.

synonyms: purchase

definition 2: (informal) to accept as true; believe.

  • I won’t buy that excuse.

synonyms: accept, believe, swallow


part of speech: noun

definition: something bought or intended for buying.

  • The car was a good buy.

synonyms: commodity, purchase