Buy vs Parches - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between buy and parches
is that buy
is to obtain (something) in exchange for money or goods while parches
As a noun buy
is something which is bought; a purchase.
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
To burn the surface of, to scorch.
To roast, as dry grain.
* Bible, Leviticus xxiii. 14
- The sun today could parch cement.
To dry to extremity; to shrivel with heat.
- Ye shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn.
(colloquial) To make thirsty.
- The patient's mouth is parched from fever.
(archaic) To boil something slowly (Still used in Lancashire in , a type of mushy peas ).
To become superficially burnt; be become sunburned.
- We're parched , hon. Could you send up an ale from the cooler?
- The locals watched, amused, as the tourists parched in the sun, having neglected to apply sunscreen or bring water.
The condition of being parched.
* 1982 , (TC Boyle), Water Music , Penguin 2006, p. 64:
- Yet here he is, not at the head, but somewhere toward the rear of the serpentine queue wending its way through all this parch […].