buy one's way

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of buy one's way

: to use money to be allowed to get into a place
  • He tried to buy his way into the prestigious college.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to obtain in exchange for something often at a sacrifice

  3. : redeem

  1. : something of value at a favorable price

  2. : an act of acquiring possession, ownership, or rights to the use or services of something by payment especially of money : an act of buying (see 1buy 1) : purchase

way play
  1. : a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

  2. : an opening for passage

  3. : the course traveled from one place to another : route

  1. : of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. : by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far

  2. : by far : much

  3. : very


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