Synonyms of purchase


1. purchase, acquisition

usage: the acquisition of something for payment; "they closed the purchase with a handshake"

2. purchase, acquisition

usage: something acquired by purchase

3. purchase, influence

usage: a means of exerting influence or gaining advantage; "he could get no purchase on the situation"

4. leverage, purchase, mechanical phenomenon

usage: the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever


1. buy, purchase, get, acquire

usage: obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; "She buys for the big department store"

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