One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the school decided to purchase the software’
buy, acquire, obtain, pick up, snap up, take, secure, procure, come by, pay for, shop for, invest in, put money into
informal get hold of, get one's hands on, get one's mitts on, score
1‘if you are not delighted with your purchase, we will give you a full refund’
acquisition, investment, buy, order, deal, bargain, property, asset, possession, holding
2‘his hand fought for purchase on the smooth wall’
grip, firm contact, attachment, hold, foothold, footing, toehold, fingerhold, anchorage, support, grasp
resistance, friction, leverage, advantage
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