Definition of Purchasing

1. Noun. The act of buying. "Shrewd purchasing requires considerable knowledge"

Exact synonyms: Buying
Generic synonyms: Purchase
Specialized synonyms: Shopping, Catalog Buying, Mail-order Buying, Viatication, Viaticus
Derivative terms: Buy, Purchase



Definition of Purchasing

1. Verb. (present participle of purchase) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Purchasing

1. purchase [v] - See also: purchase

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purchasing

purcelanes
purchasability
purchasable
purchase
purchase agreement
purchase contract
purchase order
purchase price
purchase price variance
purchased
purchaser
purchasers
purchases
purchasest
purchaseth
purchasing (current term)
purchasing agent
purchasing department
purchasing power
purchasing power parity
purda
purdah
purdahed
purdahnashins
purdahs
purdas
purdier
purdiest
purdy

Literary usage of Purchasing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"MONTANA ORB purchasing COMPANY et oí. Courts—jurisdiction of circuit court—Federal question—not set up by allegations anticipating defense. ..."

2. A History of the Greenbacks: With Special Reference to the Economic by Wesley Clair Mitchell (1903)
"Accordingly, attention will first be directed to the effect of the price fluctuations upon the purchasing power of the principal of loans, and afterward to ..."

3. The New City Government: A Discussion of Municipal Administration Based on a by Henry Jaromir Bruere, William Sheperdson (1913)
"Though, occasionally, a particular department may suffer from a bad bargain entered into by a central purchasing agent, the city, as a whole, ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"Montana Ore purchasing Co. ente, 626. ... other défendante herein are sued as lessees of the Montana Ore purchasing Company, they having, as such lessees, ..."

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