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(noun, verb)


There are 8 meanings of the word Buying.

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Buying - as a noun

The act of buying

Example: "Buying and selling fill their days"

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Buying - as a verb

To obtain (something) in exchange for money or goods

Example: "I'm going to buy my father something nice for his birthday."

To obtain by some sacrifice.

Example: "I've bought material comfort by foregoing my dreams."

To bribe.

Example: "He tried to buy me with gifts, but i wouldn't give up my beliefs."

To be equivalent to in value.

Example: "The dollar doesn't buy as much as it used to."

To accept as true; to believe

Example: "I'm not going to buy your stupid excuses anymore!"

To make a purchase or purchases, to treat (for a meal)

Example: "Let's go out for dinner. i'm buying."

To make a bluff, usually a large one.

Example: "Smith tried to buy the pot on the river with a huge bluff"

Example Sentences

"I enjoy buying new clothes."
"My buying power has increased since I got a raise."
"The buying of a new car can be a big investment."
"Her impulse buying often leads to financial trouble."
"We discussed the buying of a new house."
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Word Game Points

Is BUYING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, buying is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BUYING has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is BUYING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, buying is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BUYING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is BUYING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, buying is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BUYING has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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