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buy it

Definition of buy it

informal

  1. :  to die <I nearly bought the farm when my car skidded off the road.>



Variants of buy it

or US buy the farm

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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