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buying meaning

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    Definition of buying in English Dictionary

  • NounPLbuyingsSUF-ing
    1. The act of making a purchase.
      1. buyings and sellings
  • Verb
    1. present participle of buy.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • They felt that buying more real estate than they already had would be putting all their eggs in one basket.
        • He began saving all the money he could, with an eye towards someday buying a house.
        • I kept buying hoping the price would go up, but I eventually decided I was fighting the tape.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Buying that stock now would be catching a falling knife. Wait until you see capitulation.
        • Buying preformatted floppy disks saved me a lot of time.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ing
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
            Related Links:
            1. en buyings
            2. en buying up
            3. en buying off
            4. en buying into
            5. en buying time
            Source: Wiktionary

            Meaning of buying for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "buying" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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