buy sb/sth out

UK US buy sth/sb out
Phrasal Verb with buy({{}}/baɪ/ verb (bought, bought)
FINANCE to buy a part of a company or building from someone else so that you own all of it: »

The bank announced that it wanted to buy out the publicly owned shares of its stock.

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The group had purchased the rest of the five-story building, and now they wanted to buy her out.

LAW to pay money to release someone from a contract: »

He negotiated a deal to receive $175,000 to buy out his contract early.

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He has completed only two seasons of his three year contract, but it is assumed that the company will buy him out.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • buy sth out — UK US buy sth/sb out Phrasal Verb with buy({{}}/baɪ/ verb (bought, bought) ► FINANCE to buy a part of a company or building from someone else so that you own all of it: »The bank announced that it wanted to buy out the publicly owned shares of… …   Financial and business terms

  • price sb/sth out of the market — Ⅰ. price yourself/sb/sth out of the market ► COMMERCE to charge so much for a product or service that people cannot or do not want to buy it: »By setting the price at that level we had effectively priced ourselves out of the market. »With house… …   Financial and business terms

  • price sth out of the market — Ⅰ. price yourself/sb/sth out of the market ► COMMERCE to charge so much for a product or service that people cannot or do not want to buy it: »By setting the price at that level we had effectively priced ourselves out of the market. »With house… …   Financial and business terms

  • price yourself/sb/sth out of the market — Ⅰ. price yourself/sb/sth out of the market ► COMMERCE to charge so much for a product or service that people cannot or do not want to buy it: »By setting the price at that level we had effectively priced ourselves out of the market. »With house… …   Financial and business terms

  • get sth out — UK US get sth out Phrasal Verb with get({{}}/get/ verb ( tt , got, got, or US gotten) ► to make a product, book, etc. available to buy: »He s got two new CDs out …   Financial and business terms

  • buy — buy1 W1S1 [baı] v past tense and past participle bought [bo:t US bo:t] [: Old English; Origin: bycgan] 1.) a) [I and T] to get something by paying money for it ≠ ↑sell ▪ Where did you buy that dress? ▪ Ricky showed her the painting he d bought… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Buy — To purchase an asset; taking a long position. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. buy buy 1 [baɪ] verb bought PTandPP [bɔt ǁ bɒːt] [transitive] 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • 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

  • out — 1 /aUt/ adverb, adjective (adv only after verb, adj not before noun) 1 NOT INSIDE STH from the inside of something: She opened the envelope and took the letter out. (+ of): The diary must have fallen out of her pocket. | Someone has torn the last …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • out — Used in the context of general equities. (1) No longer obligated to an order, as it has already been canceled: (2) advertised on Autex. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * out out [aʊt] adjective [not before a noun] 1. available to be bought: •… …   Financial and business terms

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