Antonyms for repurchase

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ree-pur-chuh s
Phonetic Transcription : riˈpɜr tʃəs

Definition of repurchase

Origin :
  • 1590s, from re- + purchase (v.). Related: Repurchased; repurchasing.
  • As in ransom : verb pay blackmail money for return of possession or person
  • As in redeem : verb recover possession
Example sentences :
  • He will repurchase the Hotel de Sairmeuse, and furnish it magnificently.
  • Extract from : « The Honor of the Name » by Emile Gaboriau
  • This was prevented only by repurchase of their stock at very high prices.
  • Extract from : « Railroads: Rates and Regulations » by William Z. Ripley
  • She had always been able to repurchase the friendship of her friends.
  • Extract from : « The Grey Lady » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • He knew now what Fairfax meant by the repurchase of his miserable youth.
  • Extract from : « Fairfax and His Pride » by Marie Van Vorst
  • The landlord is enabled to sell his demesne, and repurchase it at a profit.
  • Extract from : « Irish History and the Irish Question » by Goldwin Smith
  • The workingman cannot, then, repurchase that which he has produced for his master.
  • Extract from : « What is Property? » by P. J. Proudhon
  • He had related to M. de Fleury their history, and Mademoiselle de Merrivale's desire to repurchase them.
  • Extract from : « Fairy Fingers » by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • We must purchase them, a few at a time; the residents can repurchase from us and so become freeholders.
  • Extract from : « The Hills and the Vale » by Richard Jefferies
  • Offers of repurchase were made—offers of double the money that Mr. Barnum had paid for the house.
  • Extract from : « Following the Equator, Complete » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • When we reached the township and he learnt this, he offered me £50 on my bargain to repurchase the teams, but I refused the offer.
  • Extract from : « Reminiscences of Queensland » by William Henry Corfield

Synonyms for repurchase

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