Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun purchase

4 senses of purchase

Sense 1
purchase -- (the acquisition of something for payment; "they closed the purchase with a handshake")
       => acquisition -- (the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another")

Sense 2
purchase -- (something acquired by purchase)
       => acquisition -- (something acquired; "a recent acquisition by the museum")

Sense 3
purchase -- (a means of exerting influence or gaining advantage; "he could get no purchase on the situation")
       => influence -- (the effect of one thing (or person) on another; "the influence of mechanical action")

Sense 4
leverage, purchase -- (the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever)
       => mechanical phenomenon -- (a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb purchase

1 sense of purchase

Sense 1
buy, purchase -- (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")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

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