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Definitions of Bought

  1. A flexure; a bend; a twist; a turn; a coil, as in a rope; as the boughts of a serpent.
  2. The part of a sling that contains the stone.
  3. imp. & amp; p. p. of Buy.
  4. Purchased; bribed.
  5. of Buy
  6. imp. & p. p. of Buy.
  7. Past tense and past participle of the verb buy.
  8. Pa. t. and pa. p. of BUY.
  9. Of to buy.
  10. Imp. & pp. of BUY, v.
  11. Of buy, which see.
  12. Purchased.
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Antonyms for Bought

custom, handmade, handcrafted, tailor-made, bespoke, tailored, custom-made, homemade, customized.

Quotes of Bought

  1. A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes. – Joseph Addison
  2. It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience. – Roger Ascham
  3. If all ideas have to be bought then you have an intellectually regressive system that will assure you have a highly knowledgeable elite and an ignorant mass. – John Perry Barlow
  4. Today I bought two lottery tickets, because I had a feeling that it would be now or never- they were both blanks. So I am not going to be rich after all. Nothing at all to be done about it. – Eva Braun
  5. Grace is given of god, but knowledge is bought in the market. – Arthur Hugh Clough
  6. I don't want expensive gifts; I don't want to be bought I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure. – Princess Diana
  7. The big things I've had are things I bought myself. – Balthazar Getty
  8. The show can go on without me, and probably will, but I want to come back to act in Chicago. My wife and I just bought a condo downtown, and I want to do theater. – William Petersen
  9. My boyfriend keeps telling me I've got to own things. So, first I bought this car. And then he told me I oughta get a house. 'Why a house?' 'Well, you gotta have a place to park the car.' – Julia Roberts
  10. They decided to establish a museum of modern art where works by contemporary artists would be shown. Mother was viewed as a very progressive person, and not everybody liked the paintings she bought – David Rockefeller
  11. This may be a dream, but I'll say it anyway: I was supposed to be married last year, and I bought a gown. When I meet Nelson Mandela, I shall put on this gown and have the train of it removed and put aside, and kiss the ground that he walks on and then kiss his feet. – Nina Simone
  12. The entire American media apparatus bought into the drug war- which is an enormously damaging and costly undertaking for this country- and there wasn't enough critical reporting about it and that's why it's gotten out of hand. – David Talbot
  13. I've been around for such a long time. My first hit record was over 20 years ago and the people who bought my records then are married now and they probably still play these records and their children like them. – Bonnie Tyler
  14. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves, Robert Lincoln bought a nice ski lodge. – Sarah Vowell
  15. We bought an apartment building and were going to live off the rent money. We rented to people who were on welfare and a lot of times they couldn't pay the rent. We wouldn't throw them out so we lost the building. – Dick York

Usage examples for Bought

  1. " By the way," he said, " wasn't it Mr. Vance who bought Snowball?" – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  2. I've not exactly bought it, he laughed. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  3. I have bought her the wood for ever- all right, dear, all right: don't make a fuss. – The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories by E. M. Forster
  4. Must have just bought them. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  5. " There'll be no trouble after we've bought the concession," Cliffe continued. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  6. Will you be bought – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child
  7. As several of those that I bought that day are still in your possession, I will not lose much time telling of them. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  8. Contract bought by Henry Waterbury. – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  9. You would have bought my love! – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  10. Edward bought one for Hazel. – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  11. His father had bought it for him four years before. – The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way by Horatio Alger
  12. He bought it this morning and didn't pay a cent on it. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  13. Sam thinks the land could be bought for a thousand dollars." – Down the Slope by James Otis
  14. Jogtrot Hall was sold, and Jericho bought it. – John Leech, His Life and Work. Vol. 1 by William Powell Frith
  15. This is given as a reason why every man that has bought a lot since that time shall lose it. – Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon by Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
  16. Get out of your head, before you meet me, the thought that I am the sort of woman who can be bought by any man. – Lola by Owen Davis
  17. " He has not bought anything- that I know of," answered Mr. Portlethorpe. – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher
  18. Phil had asked the old man if he ever bought fans. – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm
  19. I told him, though, just as I am telling you, that they were no good, and if he bought one he would regret it. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  20. I've bought the books, and I get behind them and I listen hard, and I can read now. – Superseded by May Sinclair

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