1 purchase; acquire, obtain, get, procure, gain, come by, secure:
Where did you buy that hat?
2 accept, allow, take, believe, swallow, go for:
Did you buy his story about having his car stolen?
3 bribe, suborn, pay off, buy off, corrupt:
That customs man must have been bought or he wouldn't have let the package through.
4 purchase, acquisition:
We made a bad buy at the last auction.
5 Also, good buy. bargain, Colloq US and Canadian steal:
If you paid only $2,000, that was a real buy.