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acquire by purchase
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • purchase — 1. noun /ˈpɜːtʃəs,ˈpɚːtʃəs/ a) The act or process of seeking and obtaining something (e.g. property, etc.) They offer free with the purchase of a drink. b) An individual item one has purchased. He was pleased with his latest purchase. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • purchase — pur·chase 1 vb pur·chased, pur·chas·ing vt 1: to acquire (real property) by means other than descent or inheritance 2: to obtain by paying money or giving other valuable consideration; specif: to take (property) by a voluntary transaction (as a… …   Law dictionary

  • Purchase — Pur chase (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purchased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purchasing}.] [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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acquire — ac·quire /ə kwīr/ vt ac·quired, ac·quir·ing: to come into possession, ownership, or control of: obtain as one s own the target s directors don t want the company to be acquired R. C. Clark the court acquired jurisdiction ac·quir·er also… …   Law dictionary

  • purchase — [n] possession obtained with money acquirement, acquisition, asset, bargain, booty*, buy, gain, investment, property, steal; concepts 446,710 Ant. sale, sell purchase [v] buy, obtain achieve, acquire, attain, come by, cop*, deal in, earn, gain,… …   New thesaurus

  • Purchase — Pur chase, v. i. 1. To put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to exert one s self. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Duke John of Brabant purchased greatly that the Earl of Flanders should have his daughter in marriage. Ld. Berners. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acquire ownership of — index buy, purchase Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • acquire — obtain, *get, gain, win, secure, procure Analogous words: attain, achieve, compass, *reach: annex, *add, superadd: *buy, purchase: *take, seize, snatch, grab Antonyms: forfeit Contrasted words: alienate, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • purchase — [pʉr′chəs] vt. purchased, purchasing [ME purchacen < OFr pourchacier, to pursue < pour, for (< L pro: see PRO1) + chacier, to CHASE1] 1. to obtain for money or by paying a price; buy 2. to obtain at a cost, as of suffering or sacrifice …   English World dictionary

  • purchase — Transmission of property from one person to another by voluntary act and agreement, founded on a valuable consideration. Spur Independent School Dist. v. W. A. Holt Co., Tex.Civ.App., 88 S.W.2d 1071, 1073. To own by paying or by promising to pay… …   Black's law dictionary

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