buy into sth

UK US buy into sth
Phrasal Verb with buy({{}}/baɪ/ verb (bought, bought)
FINANCE to buy a part of a business in order to have some control over it: »

McDowell was trying to buy into the newspaper business.

to support or believe in an idea or plan: »

To create an effective brand, you need to convince people to buy into it.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • buy-in — ˈbīˌin noun ( s) Etymology: buy in : the act or process of buying in especially to cover a short on a stock or commodity exchange * * * /buy in /, n. 1. an act or instance of buying in. 2. the deliberate submission of a false bid, too low to be… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • buy — To purchase an asset; taking a long position. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary bid (or buy) An offer to buy a specific quantity of a commodity at a stated price. The price that the market participants are willing to pay. Chicago Mercantile Exchange …   Financial and business terms

  • ˌbuy sth ˈup — phrasal verb to buy large amounts of something or all of it that is available Developers bought up old theatres and converted them into cinemas.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • money — currency and coin that are guaranteed as legal tender by the government, a regulatory agency or bank. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary at the money out of the money in the money NYSE Euronext Glossary * * * money mon‧ey [ˈmʌni] noun …   Financial and business terms

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