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In 1968 the Arts Council managed to get a grant from the treasury to buy up a lot of derelict touring theatres and put them back in the hands of the local authorities.
Timothy West

Meaning of "buy up" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BUY UP

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BUY UP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Buy up is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb buy up in English.

WHAT DOES BUY UP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of buy up in the English dictionary

The definition of buy up in the dictionary is to purchase all, or all that is available, of. Other definition of buy up is to purchase a controlling interest in, as by the acquisition of shares.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BUY UP

PRESENT

Present
I buy up
you buy up
he/she/it buys up
we buy up
you buy up
they buy up
Present continuous
I am buying up
you are buying up
he/she/it is buying up
we are buying up
you are buying up
they are buying up
Present perfect
I have bought up
you have bought up
he/she/it has bought up
we have bought up
you have bought up
they have bought up
Present perfect continuous
I have been buying up
you have been buying up
he/she/it has been buying up
we have been buying up
you have been buying up
they have been buying up
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I bought up
you bought up
he/she/it bought up
we bought up
you bought up
they bought up
Past continuous
I was buying up
you were buying up
he/she/it was buying up
we were buying up
you were buying up
they were buying up
Past perfect
I had bought up
you had bought up
he/she/it had bought up
we had bought up
you had bought up
they had bought up
Past perfect continuous
I had been buying up
you had been buying up
he/she/it had been buying up
we had been buying up
you had been buying up
they had been buying up
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will buy up
you will buy up
he/she/it will buy up
we will buy up
you will buy up
they will buy up
Future continuous
I will be buying up
you will be buying up
he/she/it will be buying up
we will be buying up
you will be buying up
they will be buying up
Future perfect
I will have bought up
you will have bought up
he/she/it will have bought up
we will have bought up
you will have bought up
they will have bought up
Future perfect continuous
I will have been buying up
you will have been buying up
he/she/it will have been buying up
we will have been buying up
you will have been buying up
they will have been buying up
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would buy up
you would buy up
he/she/it would buy up
we would buy up
you would buy up
they would buy up
Conditional continuous
I would be buying up
you would be buying up
he/she/it would be buying up
we would be buying up
you would be buying up
they would be buying up
Conditional perfect
I would have buy up
you would have buy up
he/she/it would have buy up
we would have buy up
you would have buy up
they would have buy up
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been buying up
you would have been buying up
he/she/it would have been buying up
we would have been buying up
you would have been buying up
they would have been buying up
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you buy up
we let´s buy up
you buy up
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to buy up
Past participle
bought up
Present Participle
buying up
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BUY UP

buy
buy in
buy into
buy off
buy out
buy-back
buy-back option
buy-to-fret
buy-to-let
buyable
buycott
buyer
buyer´s market
buyers´ market
buying
buying behaviour
buying group
buying order
buying power
buying spree

WORDS THAT END LIKE BUY UP

cosy up
cowboy up
cry up
dry up
go belly up
gussy up
key up
lay up
marry up
pally up
pay up
play up
pony up
shinny up

Synonyms and antonyms of buy up in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «buy up» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BUY UP

Find out the translation of buy up to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of buy up from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «buy up» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

买涨
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

comprar
570 millions of speakers

English

buy up
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऊपर खरीद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شراء ما يصل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

скупить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

comprar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অধিকাংশ অংশ কিনিয়া লত্তয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rafler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Beli
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aufkaufen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

買い占める
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

매입
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tuku
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mua lên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாங்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विकत घ्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hepsini satın al
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

accaparrare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kupować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

скупити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cumpăra
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγοράσουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

köpa upp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjøpe opp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of buy up

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BUY UP»

The term «buy up» is regularly used and occupies the 78.113 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BUY UP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about buy up

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3 QUOTES WITH «BUY UP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word buy up.
1
Noreena Hertz
Debt vultures are really the scum at the bottom of the pond. These are guys who buy up the debts of the world's poorest countries on the secondary market. You can go buy debts of a country like Peru, for example, at a real discount. Why? Because people think that the debts won't be repaid.
2
Peter Schiff
Gold has intrinsic value. The problem with the dollar is it has no intrinsic value. And if the Federal Reserve is going to spend trillions of them to buy up all these bad mortgages and all other kinds of bad debt, the dollar is going to lose all of its value. Gold will store its value, and you'll always be able to buy more food with your gold.
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Timothy West
In 1968 the Arts Council managed to get a grant from the treasury to buy up a lot of derelict touring theatres and put them back in the hands of the local authorities.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BUY UP»

Discover the use of buy up in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to buy up and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Operations on the ...
This book is a gripping and compulsive insight into the espionage world and into a complex labyrinth of agencies that do not like to share secrets. It is also the true and moving story of a twenty-first-century warrior.
Anthony Shaffer, 2011
2
Up the Organization: How to Stop the Corporation from ...
Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association, Strategy + Business (Booz Allen Hamilton), ...
Robert C. Townsend, Warren Bennis, 2007
3
The Theory and Practice of Revenue Management
that customers may buy up to a higher class, so there is some nonzero benefit to rejecting a request for k + 1. 2.6.2.8 A Numerical Comparison to EMSR-b with Buy-Up We next look at the results of a small simulation study comparing ...
Kalyan T. Talluri, Garrett J. van Ryzin, 2006
4
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Scandal in U.S. Housing
Questions About Buy-up Accounting That Arose in 1997 With the issuance of FAS 125 Fannie Mae should have stopped accounting for buy-ups under FAS 91. Freddie Mac intended to do just that. On March 20, 1997, Sampath Rajappa, then  ...
James R. Cristie, 2007
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Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary Paperback with CD-ROM
The phrasal verb buy up can be used when someone buys everything that is available. He bought up all the land in the area. If someone buys something quickly and enthusiastically because it is cheap or exactly what is wanted, you could use ...
Cambridge University Press, 2008
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
For example, Renting an apartment buys them time to look aroundfor a new house. buy up Purchase all that is available, as in They want to buy up all the land in this area. This term Was first recorded in a law enacted under Henry VIII: “ They ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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Pricing and Revenue Optimization
EMSR-a with buy-up: yj mj1 dj1£1c 1 1 a a1 pj pj1 bd EMSR-b with buy-up: yj m d £ 1c 1 1 a a1 pj f b d aj2i1cdi£1a1 pjpib mid where m,p, and d for the modified EMSR-b algorithm are as defined in Equation 7.9. Modified EMSR-a calculates ...
Robert Phillips, 2005
8
漢字熟語字典
SW ban abuse, vilification, vituperation SJWS8H bari-zflgon abusive language 5g7.2 / 241 BAI, ka(u) buy 1 2 MA ka(i)ifreru) purchase, stock upon 3 H -h kafi)a( geru) buy (up/out) U l.nTi ka(i)a(ge)hin purchases ka(i)ki(ru) buy up. reserve, ...
Wolfgang Hadamitzky, Kimiko Fujie-Winter, 1996
9
Up From Slavery
No one connected with the boarding department seemed to have any idea that meals must be served at certain fixed and regular hours, and this was a source of great worry.
Booker T. Washington, 2004
10
Christ In Song
(Suggested by Rev. John M. Maclnnis.) John R. Clements. W. S. Weeden. 1. Buy up the op- por-tun-i - ty, 2. Buy up the op- por-tun-i - ty, 3. Buy rip the op- por-tua-i - ty, 0 Christian,buy to-day j It may not long remain j Pay a • ny price to win 1 4.
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BUY UP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term buy up is used in the context of the following news items.
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Suit alleges Nashville real estate firm committed fraud to buy up
A Nashville real estate firm faces allegations that it forged documents and committed fraud to snatch up distressed Middle Tennessee ... «Nashville Business Journal, Jul 15»
2
The New York Times: Russian tourists buy up artisanal cheeses in …
Some Russians miss their Australian rib-eye, others their Norwegian salmon, still others their Italian pasta, but it's cheese that most yearn for. «Charter 97, Jul 15»
3
Boom for local software developers as firms buy up Kenyan IT …
Kenyan financial service providers are increasingly adopting local technology to automate their services and streamline operations, creating ... «The Standard Digital News, Jul 15»
4
SunEdison, TerraForm spending $2B to buy wind plants; SUNE +3.8%
Two weeks after TerraForm (NASDAQ:TERP) disclosed it's in talks to buy up to $2.6B worth of wind plants, TerraForm and parent SunEdison ... «Seeking Alpha, Jul 15»
5
Greece's next big problem: medicine shortages
(In essence, wholesalers would buy up cheap drugs in Greece in order to sell them elsewhere at a mark-up.) This view is however debated by ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
6
Goshen property owners struggle with US-33 move-out date
But to do that, in-dot has to buy up dozens of homes and businesses within Goshen. This is certainly not surprising news since many of the ... «WNDU-TV, Jul 15»
7
Tsipras' New Plan To The Eurozone: Give Us More Money
... that would see the ESM buy up Greece's obligations to the European Central Bank and convert this into longer-term loans at cheaper rates. «Forbes, Jul 15»
8
TNA News: The Reason Behind Why Ring Of Honor Turned Down …
It is doubtful anyone is going to buy up to get the Destination America network just to see this invasion. On top of all of this, invasions do not ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
9
Time to end federal corn and sugar subsidies
... due to recent market developments that forced the federal government to, in effect, buy up tons of sugar and sell it to ethanol refiners at a loss ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jul 15»
10
China Should Buy Back Stocks, Close Ivory Markets For Good: IFAW
The ruling Chinese Communist Party needs to buy up all remaining stocks of ivory currently on the Chinese market if it is serious about battling ... «Radio Free Asia, Jul 15»

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