Definition Buy out

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Definition

to buy (a company) out: to buy a part of (a company) so that you own all of it
verb
Kalvin Krime wants to buy out every perfume company in the world to have a monopoly - but they'll never get Delavigne! He wants to own everything himself!
to buy somebody out to buy a part of a company from somebody so that you own all of it

This is an irregular verb:
I buy / I bought out / I have bought out

Examples

  • "I want to buy out Delavigne Corp AND Warbuckle's International Department Stores."
  • "Bruno : I'm sorry, Mr. Wang, I thought you just offered to buy me out."
  • "I want to buy you out."
  • "I don't think you're serious, and I don't think you could buy us out."
  • "Harold : You want to buy out Delavigne Corp?"
  • "He bought them out one by one, without anyone suspecting a thing."

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