- phrasal verb to buy the thing which you are trying to sell because no one will pay the price you want
- phrasal verb to buy stock to cover a position
- phrasal verb to buy its own shares
(written as buy-in)A bidder's attempt to win a contract by submitting a price that will result in a loss, with the hope of making the contract profitable through change orders or follow-on contracts.
- verb to buy a book ready made and publish it, rather than editing it from the manuscript