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pur·chase

 (pûr′chĭs)
tr.v. pur·chased, pur·chas·ing, pur·chas·es
1. To obtain in exchange for money or its equivalent; buy.
2. To acquire by effort; earn: purchased the victory with the loss of many lives.
3. To pull or haul by means of a mechanical device, such as a winch.
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of buying: the sudden purchase of a car.
b. Something bought: That hat was a wise purchase.
2.
a. A hold or position that allows the application of power, as in moving something: got a purchase for her foot and climbed up.
b. A device, such as a pulley, used to obtain mechanical advantage.
c. A means or advantage that allows the increase of power or influence.

[Middle English purchasen, to pursue, purchase, from Old French purchacier : pur-, forth (from Latin prō-; see per in Indo-European roots) + chacier, to chase; see chase1.]

pur′chas·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.purchaser - a person who buyspurchaser - a person who buys      
customer, client - someone who pays for goods or services
customer agent - a foreign purchaser who buys goods outright for resale
home buyer - someone buying a house
orderer - someone who places an order to buy

purchaser

noun buyer, customer, consumer, vendee (Law) The broker will get 5% if he finds a purchaser.
dealer, retailer, merchant, seller, vendor, shopkeeper, salesperson, tradesman, salesman or saleswoman

purchaser

noun
One who buys goods or services:
Translations
مُشْتَرٍ، شارٍ
kupující
køber
ostaja
vásárlóvevő
kaupandi

purchaser

[ˈpɜːtʃɪsəʳ] Ncomprador(a) m/f

purchaser

[ˈpɜːrtʃɪsərr] nacheteur/euse m/fpurchase tax n (British)taxe f à l'achatpurchasing power npouvoir m d'achat

purchaser

nKäufer(in) m(f)

purchaser

[ˈpɜːtʃɪsəʳ] nacquirente m/f, compratore/trice

purchase

(ˈpəːtʃəs) verb
to buy. I purchased a new house.
noun
1. anything that has been bought. She carried her purchases home in a bag.
2. the act of buying. The purchase of a car should never be a hasty matter.
ˈpurchaser noun
a buyer.
References in classic literature ?
THE PURCHASER of a black servant was persuaded that the color of his skin arose from dirt contracted through the neglect of his former masters.
A POLITICAL Preferment, labelled with its price, was canvassing the State to find a purchaser.
Here is the appearance of purchaser as supplied at the Arcade:-- looked like a military gentleman; tall, dark, and rather dressy; fine Roman nose (quite so), carefully trimmed moustache going grey (not at all); hair thin and thoughtfully distributed over the head like fiddlestrings, as if to make the most of it (pah
The title suggests all kinds of mysteries; a glance at the chapter-headings quickly confirms the suspicions already aroused, and the sub-title: "A Book for All and None", generally succeeds in dissipating the last doubts the prospective purchaser may entertain concerning his fitness for the book or its fitness for him.
He did not want to commit this treachery, but luck threw the man in his way, and this saved him the necessity of going up-country to hunt up a purchaser, with the added risk of having to answer a lot of questions, whereas this planter was so pleased with Roxy that he asked next to none at all.
Their chief trade consists in provisions, cows, sheep, goats, fowls, pepper, and gold, which is weighed out to the purchaser, and principally in salt, which is properly the money of this country.
One thing has come on top of another: her rags to buy, and now a purchaser has turned up for the Moscow estate and for the house.
Kitty felt that in her, in her manner of life, she would find an example of what she was now so painfully seeking: interest in life, a dignity in life--apart from the worldly relations of girls with men, which so revolted Kitty, and appeared to her now as a shameful hawking about of goods in search of a purchaser.
Our owner was a practical person and he perceived that this defect must be mended if he hoped to find a purchaser for the king.
Then the tradesman does not pay a part of it-- the purchaser pays all of it?
Cement sidewalks were also laid, so that all the purchaser had to do was to select his lot and architect and start building.
And Barney entered into the hell of education that later won his purchaser more time than he could deliver over the best vaudeville circuits in Canada and the United States.

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