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purchase

Synonyms of purchase in English:

verb

  • the school decided to purchase the software
    buy, acquire, obtain, pick up, snap up, take, secure, procure, come by, pay for, shop for, invest in, put money into
    informal get hold of, get one's hands on, get one's mitts on, score
    [Antonyms] sell, market
  • noun

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  • 1 if you are not delighted with your purchase, we will give you a full refund
    acquisition, investment, buy, order, deal, bargain, property, asset, possession, holding;
    shopping, goods
    [Antonyms] sale
  • 2 his hand fought for purchase on the smooth wall
    grip, firm contact, attachment, hold, foothold, footing, toehold, fingerhold, anchorage, support, grasp;
    resistance, friction, leverage, advantage
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