Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 795 (Purchase)

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#795. Purchase.-- N. purchase, emption[obs]; buying, purchasing, shopping; preemption, refusal.

coemption[obs], bribery; slave trade.

buyer, purchaser, emptor, vendee; patron, employer, client, customer, clientele.

V. buy, purchase, invest in, procure; rent &c. (hire) 788; repurchase, buy in.

keep in one's pay, bribe, suborn; pay &c.807; spend &c.809.

make a purchase, complete a purchase; buy over the counter.

shop, market, go shopping.

Adj. purchased &c. v.

Phr. caveat emptor; the customer is always right.