buy up

verb
bought up; buying up; buys up

Definition of buy up

transitive verb

1 : to buy freely or extensively
2 : to buy the entire available supply of

First Known Use of buy up

circa 1534, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of buy up was circa 1534

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“Buy up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buy%20up. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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