[noun] the acquisition of something for payment; "they closed the purchase with a handshake"
[noun] something acquired by purchase
[noun] a means of exerting influence or gaining advantage; "he could get no purchase on the situation"
[noun] the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever Synonyms:leverage
[verb] 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" Synonyms:buy