Payment vs Buy - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between payment and buy
is that payment
is (uncountable) the act of paying while buy
is something which is bought; a purchase.
As a verb buy is
to obtain (something) in exchange for money or goods.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(uncountable) The act of paying.
(countable) A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services.
* , chapter=7
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=“[…] This is Mr. Churchill, who, as you are aware, is good enough to come to us for his diaconate, and, as we hope, for much longer; and being a gentleman of independent means, he declines to take any payment .” Saying this Walden rubbed his hands together and smiled contentedly.}}
* down payment
* grease payment
* lubrication payment
* payment in kind
To obtain (something) in exchange for money or goods
* Benjamin Franklin
To obtain by some sacrifice.
- Buy what thou hast no need of, and ere long thou wilt sell thy necessaries.
* Bible, Proverbs xxiii. 23
- Buy the truth and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
To be equivalent to in value.
(informal) to accept as true; to believe
To make a purchase or purchases, to treat (for a meal)
(poker slang) To make a bluff, usually a large one.
* (accept as true) accept, believe, swallow (informal), take on
* make a buy
* sell, vend
* (accept as true) disbelieve, reject, pitch
* buy back
* buy into
* buy it
* buy to let
* buy off
* buy out
* buy someone off
* buy someone out
* buy straw hats in winter
* buy the farm
* buy time
* buy up
* can I buy you a drink
* impulse buy
* money can't buy happiness
Something which is bought; a purchase.
* impulse buy