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BUY BACK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does buy back mean? 

BUY BACK (verb)
  The verb BUY BACK has 1 sense:

1. buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away

  Familiarity information: BUY BACK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BUY BACK (verb)


Sense 1buy back [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Buy what had previously been sold, lost, or given away

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

buy back; repurchase

Context example:

He bought back the house that his father sold years ago

Hypernyms (to "buy back" is one way to...):

buy; purchase (obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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