Bought definition

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Simple past tense and past participle of buy.

She bought an expensive bag last week.

People have bought gas masks.

Our products can be bought at your local store.

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The definition of bought means purchased.

An example of bought is a purchased coat.

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(obsolete) A bend; flexure; curve; a hollow angle.
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(obsolete) A bend or hollow in a human or animal body.
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(obsolete) A curve or bend in a river, mountain chain, or other geographical feature.
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(obsolete) The part of a sling that contains the stone.
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(obsolete) A fold, bend, or coil in a tail, snake's body etc.
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Origin of bought

  • From Middle English bought, bowght, bouȝt, *buȝt, probably an alteration of Middle English bight, biȝt, byȝt (“bend, bight”) after Middle English bowen, buwen, buȝen (“to bow, bend”). Cognate with Scots boucht, bucht, bout (“bend”). More at bight.

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  • See buy

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