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English definition of “buy into sth”

buy into sth

(BUSINESS) phrasal verb with buy     /baɪ/ verb (bought, bought)
to buy a part of a business in order to have some control over it: McDowell was trying to buy into the newspaper business.BuyingStarting, succeeding and failing in businessMergers and takeovers
(Definition of buy into sth (BUSINESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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