Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

buy

2 noun
     
buy2 [countable, usually singular]
1 something that is worth buying, because it is cheap, good quality, or likely to gain in value
a good/excellent etc buy
The wine is a good buy at $6.50.
It's worth shopping around for the best buy (=what you want at the lowest price).
2 informal an act of buying something, especially something illegal [= deal]

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary