buy in

verb
amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
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let's stock coffee as long as prices are low

Syn: ↑stock, ↑stock up
Derivationally related forms: ↑stock (for: ↑stock), ↑stockist (for: ↑stock)
Topics: ↑commerce, ↑commercialism, ↑mercantilism
Hypernyms: ↑supply, ↑provide, ↑render, ↑furnish
Hyponyms: ↑overstock, ↑understock
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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transitive verb
1. : to buy a number or quantity of (as stock in a fund or partnership)
2. : to buy (undelivered securities or commodities) according to the rules of the exchange by claiming against the original seller the difference in price and expense of broker's commissions
3. : to buy for oneself (what one has offered to sell at auction)
1. : to buy a place in a stock company or regiment
2. : to cover a commodity or security contract previously sold short

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buy in
1. To collect a stock (of) by buying
2. To buy shares
3. To buy into
4. To buy back for the owner at an auction when the reserve price is not reached (buyˈ-in noun)
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Main Entry:buy

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ˌbuy ˈin [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they buy in he/she/it buys in present participle buying in past tense bought in past participle bought in] british phrasal verb
to buy a large quantity of something

Supermarkets have been buying in champagne for Christmas.

Thesaurus: to buy somethingsynonym
Main entry: buy

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buy in [phrasal verb]
buy in (something) or buy (something) in Brit : to buy a large amount of (something)

Be sure to buy in a lot of tinned food in case we're snowed up.

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Main Entry:buy

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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