To pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain,
obtain, or acquire.
To obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy
for a price; as, to purchase land, or a house.
To obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger, or
sacrifice, etc.; as, to purchase favor with flattery.
To expiate by a fine or forfeit.
To acquire by any means except descent or inheritance.
To buy for a price.
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.
The act of seeking, getting, or obtaining anything.
The act of seeking and acquiring property.
The acquisition of title to, or properly in, anything
for a price; buying for money or its equivalent.
That which is obtained, got, or acquired, in any
manner, honestly or dishonestly; property; possession; acquisition.
That which is obtained for a price in money or its
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.
Acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than
descent or inheritance, namely, by one's own act or agreement.
To put forth effort to obtain anything; to strive; to
exert one's self.