follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

buyback

[bahy-bak] /ˈbaɪˌbæk/
noun
1.
the buying of something that one previously sold.
2.
any arrangement to take back something as a condition of a sale, as by a supplier who agrees to purchase its customer's goods.
3.
Also called stock buyback. a repurchase by a company of its own stock in the open market, as for investment purposes or for use in future corporate acquisitions.
Also, buy-back.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; noun use of the verb phrase buy back
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for buyback

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for buy

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with buy back