Purchased the victory with the loss of many lives.
An example of a purchase is a pair of pants for which someone paid $10.
An example of to purchase is to buy food at the grocery store.
To purchase a cannon.
He was pleased with his latest purchase.
The sudden purchase of a car.
That hat was a wise purchase.
Got a purchase for her foot and climbed up.
Many aristocratic refugees' portable treasures purchased their safe passage and comfortable exile during the revolution.