Meaning of “buy out someone” in the English Dictionary


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buy out someone

phrasal verb with buy us /bɑɪ/ verb [ T ] past tense and past participle bought /bɔt/

to give someone money so that you own the part of a business that previously belonged to that person:

She bought out her partner and now she owns the whole company.

(Definition of “buy out someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)