To buy out

To buy out
Buy Buy (b[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bought} (b[add]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Buying} (b[imac]"[i^]ng).] [OE. buggen, buggen, bien, AS. bycgan, akin to OS. buggean, Goth. bugjan.] 1. To acquire the ownership of (property) by giving an accepted price or consideration therefor, or by agreeing to do so; to acquire by the payment of a price or value; to purchase; -- opposed to sell. [1913 Webster]

Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou wilt sell thy necessaries. --B. Franklin. [1913 Webster]

2. To acquire or procure by something given or done in exchange, literally or figuratively; to get, at a cost or sacrifice; to buy pleasure with pain. [1913 Webster]

Buy the truth and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding. --Prov. xxiii. 23. [1913 Webster]

{To buy again}. See {Againbuy}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

{To buy off}. (a) To influence to compliance; to cause to bend or yield by some consideration; as, to buy off conscience. (b) To detach by a consideration given; as, to buy off one from a party.

{To buy out} (a) To buy off, or detach from. --Shak. (b) To purchase the share or shares of in a stock, fund, or partnership, by which the seller is separated from the company, and the purchaser takes his place; as, A buys out B. (c) To purchase the entire stock in trade and the good will of a business.

{To buy in}, to purchase stock in any fund or partnership.

{To buy on credit}, to purchase, on a promise, in fact or in law, to make payment at a future day.

{To buy the refusal} (of anything), to give a consideration for the right of purchasing, at a fixed price, at a future time. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • buy-out — In the context of pensions, the securing of one or more members benefits by purchasing an annuity from an insurance company. It is the most expensive method of securing benefits and is used to determine the employer debt that arises under section …   Law dictionary

  • Buy-Out — ist ein Fachausdruck für verschiedene Formen von Unternehmensübernahmen, denen gemeinsam ist, dass das bisherige Management nicht in Frage gestellt wird. Leveraged Buy out (LBO) (Unternehmensübernahme mit einem hohen Fremdkapitalanteil)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Buy out — ist ein Fachausdruck für verschiedene Formen von Unternehmensübernahmen, denen gemeinsam ist, dass das bisherige Management nicht in Frage gestellt wird. Leveraged Buy out (LBO) (Unternehmensübernahme mit einem hohen Fremdkapitalanteil)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • buy out — uy out, buy out uy outv. to take over ownership of; of corporations and companies. Syn: take over, buy up. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buy-out — uy out, buy out uy outv. to take over ownership of; of corporations and companies. Syn: take over, buy up. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buy-out — steht für folgende Formen von Unternehmensübernahmen: Fremdfinanzierte Übernahme (Leveraged Buy out; LBO), Unternehmensübernahme mit einem hohen Fremdkapitalanteil Management Buy out (MBO), Unternehmensübernahme durch das Management Diese Seite …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Buy-out — auch: Buy|out 〈[baıaʊt] m. od. n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; Wirtsch.; kurz für〉 Management Buy out [Etym.: engl., »Aufkauf«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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  • buy in management buy out — (BIMBO) A transaction where both incoming and existing management are involved in the acquiring group. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …   Law dictionary

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