buy back

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: back - buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away; "He bought back the house that his father sold years ago"
buy, purchase - obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; "She buys for the big department store"
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References in classic literature ?
"Now, suppose labor, having received its fifty dollars, wanted to buy back shoes.
There are still two billions to be accounted for, which labor cannot buy back and consume."
No, labor consumes all of the total product that its wages will buy back.
We found that labor could buy back with its wages only so much of the product, and that capital did not consume all of the remainder of the product.
In another three years, by 1820, he had so managed his affairs that he was able to buy a small estate adjoining Bald Hills and was negotiating to buy back Otradnoe- that being his pet dream.
I am going to bring them into the market and sell them to the Burgomaster's daughter, and buy back my wheelbarrow with the money.'
But I'm gwine, Mas'r George,--gwine to have four dollars a week; and Missis is gwine to lay it all up, to buy back my old man agin!"
Possibly he could make use of his knowledge after all--it might even buy back his life for him.
"I bet I could go to that Klondike place and pick up enough gold to buy back the Tarwater lands."
Where would his mother get ten fat goats, or thin ones, either, for that matter, to buy back just a poor little boy?
We will buy back some of my estates, and you shall be my heir!
Even you are not rich enough, Sir Robert, to buy back your past.