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Definition of Bought
BoughtBought Bought, n. [Cf. Dan. bugt bend, turning, Icel. bug?a.
Cf. Bight, Bout, and see Bow to bend.]
1. A flexure; a bend; a twist; a turn; a coil, as in a rope;
as the boughts of a serpent. [Obs.] --Spenser.
The boughts of the fore legs. --Sir T.
2. The part of a sling that contains the stone. [Obs.] BoughtBought Bought,
imp. & p. p. of Buy.
Bought Bought, p. a.
BoughtBuy Buy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bought; p. pr. & vb. n.
Buying.] [OE. buggen, buggen, bien, AS. bycgan, akin to OS.
buggean, Goth. bugjan.]
1. To acquire the ownership of (property) by giving an
accepted price or consideration therefor, or by agreeing
to do so; to acquire by the payment of a price or value;
to purchase; -- opposed to sell.
Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou
wilt sell thy necessaries. --B. Franklin.
2. To acquire or procure by something given or done in
exchange, literally or figuratively; to get, at a cost or
sacrifice; to buy pleasure with pain.
Buy the truth and sell it not; also wisdom, and
instruction, and understanding. --Prov. xxiii.
To buy again. See Againbuy. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
To buy off.
(a) To influence to compliance; to cause to bend or yield
by some consideration; as, to buy off conscience.
(b) To detach by a consideration given; as, to buy off one
from a party.
To buy out
(a) To buy off, or detach from. --Shak.
(b) To purchase the share or shares of in a stock, fund,
or partnership, by which the seller is separated from
the company, and the purchaser takes his place; as, A
buys out B.
(c) To purchase the entire stock in trade and the good
will of a business.
To buy in, to purchase stock in any fund or partnership.
To buy on credit, to purchase, on a promise, in fact or in
law, to make payment at a future day.
To buy the refusal (of anything), to give a consideration
for the right of purchasing, at a fixed price, at a future
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