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buy in

vb (adverb)
1. (Commerce) (tr) to buy back for the owner (an item in an auction) at or below the reserve price
2. (Stock Exchange) (intr) to purchase shares in a company
3. (Stock Exchange) (intr) to buy goods or securities on the open market against a defaulting seller, charging this seller with any market differences
4. (Commerce) (tr) informal Also: buy into US to pay money to secure a position or place for (someone, esp oneself) in some organization, esp a business or club
5. to purchase (goods, etc) in large quantities: to buy in for the winter.
n
(Commerce) the purchase of a company by a manager or group who does not work for that company
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.buy in - amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
overstock - stock excessively
understock - stock with less than the usual or desirable number or quantity
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
Translations

w>buy in

vt sep (= acquire supply of) goodseinkaufen
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Well now then, eighty copecks the cap, two roubles twenty-five copecks the suit--together three roubles five copecks--a rouble and a half for the boots--for, you see, they are very good--and that makes four roubles fifty-five copecks; five roubles for the underclothes--they were bought in the lo-- which makes exactly nine roubles fifty-five copecks.
Participants getting bought in will receive information much sooner with the automated service, which will minimize the risks associated with getting prices either late in the day or early the next morning, as it sends buy-in information to allocated brokers in real time.
India bought INS Sindhurakshak in 1997 for $113 million and upgraded its for $156 million.