purchase

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈp3ːrtʃɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɝtʃəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pûrchəs)


Inflections of 'purchase' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
purchases
v 3rd person singular
purchasing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
purchased
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
purchased
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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purchase

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n as adj
  1. the purchase [price, method, terms]
  2. a purchase agreement
n
  1. a [good, bad, smart, cheap, reasonable] purchase
  2. [secure, online, internet] purchases
  3. [equipment, stationery, computer, clothes] purchases
  4. the purchase of [equipment]
  5. make [a few, some] purchases
  6. made her purchases [wisely, carefully, thoughtfully]
  7. [block, suspend, cancel, delay, insure] the purchase
  8. insure your purchase
  9. the [aim, objective] of the purchase
  10. [insurance, a guarantee] with your purchase
  11. gain purchase on the [surface, terrain, ground]
  12. the [horse, runner, man] lost purchase on the sidewalk
  13. didn't get [any, much, enough] purchase on the shot
v
  1. purchase a (new) [car, house]
  2. purchase your (first) home
  3. purchase a [ticket, copy, membership]
  4. purchase her new [album, book]
  5. purchased (it) for [$400]
  6. purchase [with, in] cash
  7. purchase [online, by phone, at the store]
  8. purchase and [download, install]
  9. purchase or [rent, lease]
  10. purchased from the [store, government, company]
  11. purchased on [finance, credit]
  12. purchased as a [replacement, backup]
  13. purchased to [replace, provide, support]
  14. (can be) purchased separately
  15. [her love, his loyalty] can't be purchased
  16. purchased the [load, container, horse] (with a pulley)
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