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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.
(Commerce) the purchase of a company by a manager or group who does not work for that company
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|Verb||1.||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
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