bought meaning

EN[bɔːt] [-ɔːt] [bɔt] [bɑt]
  • Bought (1931) is an all-talking pre-code drama film produced and released by Warner Bros. and directed by Archie Mayo. The movie stars Constance Bennett, Ben Lyon, Richard Bennett and Dorothy Peterson.

    Definition of bought in English Dictionary

  • NounPLboughts
    1. OBS A bend; flexure; curve; a hollow angle.
      1. OBS A bend or hollow in a human or animal body.
        1. OBS A curve or bend in a river, mountain chain, or other geographical feature.
          1. OBS The part of a sling that contains the stone.
            1. OBS A fold, bend, or coil in a tail, snake's body etc.
            2. Verb
              1. simple past tense and past participle of buy.
                1. In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result. If the bumf arrived electronically, the take-up rate was 0.1%. And for online adverts the “conversion” into sales was a minuscule 0.01%.
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Take back faulty goods to the shop where you bought them. ‎
                • The marshland was bought up by a housing company. ‎
                • You've got to understand this is what Stockman is proposing. The president hasn't bought off on it yet.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • I loved those red shoes but I couldn't thoil it in addition to the new dress I'd bought.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Irregular verb forms
                      • Irregular past participles
                        • Irregular simple past forms
                        • Participles
                          • Past participles
                          • Verb simple past forms
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                      1. en boughts
                      2. en boughty
                      3. en boughten
                      4. en bought up
                      5. en bought it
                      Source: Wiktionary
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                      Meaning of bought for the defined word.

                      Grammatically, this word "bought" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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