bought

\ ˈbȯt How to pronounce bought (audio) \

Definition of bought

 (Entry 1 of 2)

past tense and past participle of buy

bought

adjective

Definition of bought (Entry 2 of 2)

: store sense 2 bought clothes

Synonyms & Antonyms for bought

Synonyms: Adjective

Antonyms: Adjective

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Examples of bought in a Sentence

Adjective a bought dress that looked like a high-end designer item
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Cineplex has also begun offering refunds to all customers that pre-bought tickets for upcoming film screenings. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Jan. 2022

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First Known Use of bought

Adjective

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bought

Adjective

past participle of buy

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Dictionary Entries Near bought

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“Bought.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bought. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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past tense and past participle of buy

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