bought bought  /ˈbɑt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an advantageous purchase
  2. (v) obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction
  3. (v) make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
  4. (v) be worth or be capable of buying
  5. (v) acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange
  6. (v) accept as true

Usage(s):

  1. In 1999, after it was purchased by Americans, Resistance bought a Swedish label, Nordland Records, doubling its musical inventory.
  2. Ten years ago, David Jeselsohn bought a curious artifact.
  3. Folks brag about having bought their home in the '90s the way they used to brag about having bought Microsoft in the '80s.

News

  1. Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Selling Mansion They Bought 25 Years Ago

    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are patient when it comes to the real estate market. The couple bought a Pacific Palisades home back in 1989, when Tom was fresh off his Oscar nomination for Big and was on the cusp of becoming a bona fide Hollywood star. Now, with long careers behind them and three [...] Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Selling Mansion They Bought 25 Years Ago is a post from: The Inquisitr
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Salt Lake equities analyst bought first house at age 10

    Salt Lake equities analyst bought first house at age 10 by Jennifer Napier-pearce The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 14, 2013 10:21PM MDT Ask Amy Hu Sunderland about her business and she quickly wows you with her expertise in small cap funds, her keen eye for long-term investment opportunities and her globe-trotting life as an equities analyst. She’s undoubtedly smart, graduating with a 3.9 ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Buyer Beware, Books Bought At Chappaqua Library’s Used Book Sale Could Be Carrying Bed Bugs

    On Saturday anybody who bought books during the sale can bring them to the parking lot across the street for treatment.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS New York

Quotes

  1. "I have a few years on my opponent, so I am surprised that a young man has bought in to so many failed ideas. Like others before him, he seems to think government is the answer to every problem; that government should take our resources and make our...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  2. "There is always someone who bought a product before a particular cutoff date and misses the new price or the new operating system or the new whatever," Jobs said. "This is life in the technology lane."
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Steve Jobs Source: Contra Costa Times

  3. "I have taken doping, and I have taken EPO," Riis said. "For a time it was a part of everyday life for me. I have bought it myself and taken it."
    on May 25, 2007 By: Bjarne Riis Source: Sportinglife.com

Word of the Day
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