About  |  Kamus SABDA Mobile
Table of Contents -- purchase
Link, Gadget and Share
Copy the code below to your site:
Add to your browser



Noun, Verb (transitive)


Noun purchase has 4 senses

Verb purchase has 1 sense


purchasev. t. [OE. purchasen, porchacen, OF. porchacier, purchacier, to pursue, to seek eagerly, F. pourchasser; OF. pour, por, pur, for (L. pro) + chacier to pursue, to chase. See Chase.].
  •  To pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain, obtain, or acquire.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "That loves the thing he can not purchase."  [1913 Webster]
    "Your accent is Something finer than you could purchase in so removed a dwelling."  [1913 Webster]
    "His faults . . . hereditary
    Rather than purchased.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price; as, to purchase land, or a house.  [1913 Webster]
    "The field which Abraham purchased of the sons of Heth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger, or sacrifice, etc.; as, to purchase favor with flattery.  [1913 Webster]
    "One poor retiring minute . . .
    Would purchase thee a thousand thousand friends.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "A world who would not purchase with a bruise?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  To expiate by a fine or forfeit.  [1913 Webster]
    "Not tears nor prayers shall purchase out abuses."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To acquire by any means except descent or inheritance.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To apply to (anything) a device for obtaining a mechanical advantage; to get a purchase upon, or apply a purchase to; as, to purchase a cannon.  [1913 Webster]
purchasev. i. 
  •  To put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to exert one's self.  [1913 Webster]
    "Duke John of Brabant purchased greatly that the Earl of Flanders should have his daughter in marriage."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To acquire wealth or property.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sure our lawyers
    Would not purchase half so fast.
    "  [1913 Webster]
purchasen. [OE. purchds, F. pourchas eager pursuit. See Purchase, v. t.].
  •  The act of seeking, getting, or obtaining anything.  [1913 Webster]
    "I'll . . . get meat to have thee,
    Or lose my life in the purchase.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of seeking and acquiring property.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The acquisition of title to, or properly in, anything for a price; buying for money or its equivalent.  [1913 Webster]
    "It is foolish to lay out money in the purchase of repentance."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is obtained, got, or acquired, in any manner, honestly or dishonestly; property; possession; acquisition.  Chaucer. B. Jonson.  [1913 Webster]
    "We met with little purchase upon this coast, except two small vessels of Golconda."  [1913 Webster]
    "A beauty-waning and distressed widow . . .
    Made prize and purchase of his lustful eye.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent.  Wheaton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any mechanical hold, or advantage, applied to the raising or removing of heavy bodies, as by a lever, a tackle, capstan, and the like; also, the apparatus, tackle, or device by which the advantage is gained.  [1913 Webster]
    "A politician, to do great things, looks for a power -- what our workmen call a purchase."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than descent or inheritance, namely, by one's own act or agreement.  Blackstone.  [1913 Webster]
Purchase criminal, robbery. [Obs.] Spenser. -- Purchase money, the money paid, or contracted to be paid, for anything bought. Berkeley. -- Worth [so many] years' purchase, or At [so many] years' purchase, a phrase by which the value or cost of a thing is expressed in the length of time required for the income to amount to the purchasing price; as, he bought the estate at a twenty years' purchase. To say one's life is not worth a day's purchase in the same as saying one will not live a day, or is in imminent peril.


purchase, v. & n.
1 acquire by payment; buy.
2 obtain or achieve at some cost.
3 Naut. haul up (an anchor etc.) by means of a pulley, lever, etc.
1 the act or an instance of buying.
2 something bought.
3 Law the acquisition of property by one's personal action and not by inheritance.
4 a a firm hold on a thing to move it or to prevent it from slipping; leverage. b a device or tackle for moving heavy objects.
5 the annual rent or return from land.

purchase tax Brit. hist. a tax on goods bought, levied at higher rates for non-essential or luxury goods.
purchasable adj. purchaser n.
ME f. AF purchacer, OF pourchacier seek to obtain (as PUR-, CHASE(1))



achieve, acquire, acquiring, acquisition, advantage, approach, ascendancy, attain, authority, bear hug, bite, bribe, buy, buy back, buy in, buy into, buy off, buy on credit, buy up, buying, charisma, charm, clamp, clasp, clench, clinch, cling, clinging, clout, clutch, complete a purchase, consequence, control, corner, corrupt, credit, death grip, dominance, domination, edge, effect, embrace, eminence, enchantment, engross, esteem, favor, firm hold, fix, foothold, footing, footplate, footrail, footrest, force, gain, get, get at, get to, good feeling, grapple, grasp, grease, grease the palm, grip, gripe, hold, hug, importance, incidental power, influence, influentiality, insinuation, iron grip, leadership, leverage, locus standi, magnetism, make a buy, mastery, moment, monopolize, nip, obtain, obtaining, pay for, pay off, perch, personality, persuasion, position, potency, power, predominance, preponderance, pressure, prestige, procure, procurement, purchasing, reach, realize, rebuy, regrate, reign, repurchase, repute, rule, say, secure, securing, seizure, stance, stand, standing, standing place, suasion, suborn, subtle influence, suggestion, support, supremacy, sway, tackle, take, take care of, tamper with, tickle the palm, tight grip, toehold, traction, upper hand, weight, whip hand, win




N acquisition, gaining, obtainment, procuration, procurement, purchase, descent, inheritance, gift, recovery, retrieval, revendication, replevin, restitution, redemption, salvage, trover, find, trouvaille, foundling, gain, thrift, money-making, money grubbing, lucre, filthy lucre, pelf, loaves and fishes, the main chance, emolument, profit, earnings, winnings, innings, pickings, net profit, avails, income, proceeds, produce, product, outcome, output, return, fruit, crop, harvest, second crop, aftermath, benefit, sweepstakes, trick, prize, pool, pot, wealth, subreption, obreption, stealing, acquiring, acquired, profitable, advantageous, gainful, remunerative, paying, lucrative, lucri causa.


N purchase, emption, buying, purchasing, shopping, preemption, refusal, coemption, bribery, slave trade, buyer, purchaser, emptor, vendee, patron, employer, client, customer, clientele, purchased, caveat emptor, the customer is always right.

VB buy, purchase, invest in, procure, rent, repurchase, buy in, keep in one's pay, bribe, suborn, pay, spend, make a purchase, complete a purchase, buy over the counter, shop, market, go shopping.


N expenditure, money going out, out goings, out lay, expenses, disbursement, prime cost, circulation, run upon a bank, payment, pay, bribe, fee, footing, garnish, subsidy, tribute, contingent, quota, donation, pay in advance, earnest, handsel, deposit, installment, investment, purchase, expending, expended, sumptuary, vectigalia nervos esse reipublicae.


N influence, importance, weight, pressure, preponderance, prevalence, sway, predominance, predominancy, ascendency, dominance, reign, control, domination, pull, authority, capability, effect, interest, synergy (cooperation), footing, purchase, play, leverage, vantage ground, tower of strength, host in himself, protection, patronage, auspices, influential, effective, important, weighty, prevailing, prevalent, rife, rampant, dominant, regnant, predominant, in the ascendant, hegemonical, with telling effect, tel maure tel valet.


N space, extension, extent, superficial extent, expanse, stretch, hyperspace, room, scope, range, field, way, expansion, compass, sweep, swing, spread, dimension, length, distance, size, volume, hypervolume, latitude, play, leeway, purchase, tolerance, room for maneuver, spare room, elbow room, house room, stowage, roomage, margin, opening, sphere, arena, open space, free space, void, waste, wildness, wilderness, moor, moorland, campagna, abyss, unlimited space, infinity, world, ubiquity, length and breadth of the land, proportions, acreage, acres, acres and perches, roods and perches, hectares, square miles, square inches, square yards, square centimeters, square meters, yards (clothing), ares, arpents, spacious, roomy, extensive, expansive, capacious, ample, widespread, vast, world-wide, uncircumscribed, boundless, shoreless, trackless, pathless, extended, extensively, wherever, everywhere, far and near, far and wide, right and left, all over, all the world over, throughout the world, throughout the length and breadth of the land, under the sun, in every quarter, in all quarters, in all lands, here there and everywhere, from pole to pole, from China to Peru, from Indus to the pole, from Dan to Beersheba, from end to end, on the face of the earth, in the wide world, from all points of the compass, to the four winds, to the uttermost parts of the earth.

See related words and definitions of word "purchase" in Indonesian
Also see definition of "purchase" in Bible Study Dictionaries
copyright © 2012 Yayasan Lembaga SABDA (YLSA) | To report a problem/suggestion