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buy into

Definition of buy into

  1. 1 :  to pay money in order to own part of (something, such as a company or sports team) <Investors are buying into Internet companies.>

  2. 2 :  to accept or believe (something) as true <The book teaches kids not to buy into the notion that money brings happiness.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to acquire possession, ownership, or rights to the use or services of by payment especially of money :  purchase

    :  to obtain in exchange for something often at a sacrifice

    :  redeem

  1. :  something of value at a favorable price

    :  bargain

    :  an act of buying :  purchase

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to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

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