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We found 52 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word purchase:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. purchase: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. purchase, purchase: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. purchase: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. purchase: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. purchase: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. purchase, purchase: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Purchase, purchase: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. purchase: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Purchase, purchase: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. purchase: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. purchase: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. purchase: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. purchase: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. purchase (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. purchase: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. purchase: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Purchase (disambiguation), Purchase (horse), Purchase: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Purchase: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. purchase: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. purchase: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. purchase: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. purchase: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. purchase: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. purchase: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. purchase: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. Purchase, purchase: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. purchase: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. purchase: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  29. Purchase: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PURCHASE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. Purchase: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. purchase: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. purchase: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  4. purchase: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. Purchase: bizterms.net [home, info]
  6. Purchase: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  7. PURCHASE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  8. purchase: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  9. Purchase: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  10. purchase: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purchase: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. purchase: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. purchase: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purchase: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PURCHASE: Glossary of Biblical English of the Authorised Version of the HOLY BIBLE [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purchase: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. PURCHASE: Glossary of Canoe Terminology [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Purchase: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. purchase: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  3. Purchase: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (purchase)

noun:  the acquisition of something for payment ("They closed the purchase with a handshake")
noun:  a means of exerting influence or gaining advantage ("He could get no purchase on the situation")
noun:  something acquired by purchase
noun:  the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
verb:  obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction ("The family purchased a new car")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #29795)

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