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to buy up
/bˈaɪ ˈʌp/
verb
to buy the whole supply of something such as tickets, stocks, goods, etc.
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to collect
/kəˈɫɛkt/
verb
to gather or bring together things from different places or people
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to scrape
/ˈskɹeɪp/
verb
to gather something, such as money, with difficulty and over time
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to amass
/əˈmæs/
verb
to gather a large amount of money, knowledge, etc. gradually
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to accumulate
/əkˈjumjəˌɫeɪt/
verb
to collect an increasing amount of something over time
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to hoard
/ˈhɔɹd/
verb
to gather and store a large supply of food, money, etc., usually somewhere secret
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to obtain
/əbˈteɪn/
verb
to get something, often with difficulty
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to gain
/ˈɡeɪn/
verb
to obtain or achieve something that is needed or desired
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to derive
/dɝˈaɪv/
verb
to get something from a specific source
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to acquire
/əˈkwaɪɝ/
verb
to buy or begin to have something
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to earn
/ˈɝn/
verb
to receive something one deserves as a result of something one has done or the qualities one possesses
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finesse
/fɪˈnɛs/
noun
the act of dealing with a situation in a subtle and skillful way
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to harvest
/ˈhɑɹvəst/
verb
to catch fish or animals for consumption
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to inherit
/ˌɪnˈhɛɹət/
verb
to receive money, property, etc. from someone who has passed away
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to receive
/ɹəˈsiv/, /ɹiˈsiv/, /ɹɪˈsiv/
verb
to be given something or to accept something that is sent
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to reclaim
/ɹiˈkɫeɪm/
verb
to get back something that has been lost, taken away, etc.
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to source
/ˈsɔɹs/
verb
to attain a product from a particular place
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to wrest
/ˈɹɛst/
verb
to take something out of someone's hand usually by force
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to fetch
/ˈfɛtʃ/
verb
to go and bring a person or thing, typically at someone's request or for a specific purpose
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heir
/ˈɛɹ/
noun
someone who has the legal right to inherit the property, money, or title of a deceased individual
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recipient
/ɹəˈsɪpiənt/, /ɹɪˈsɪpiənt/
noun
someone who receives something or to whom something is awarded
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addressee
/ˌædɹɛˈsi/
noun
a person to whom a letter, package, etc. is addressed to
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to win back
/wˈɪn bˈæk/
verb
to regain something that was previously lost
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acquisition
/ˌækwəˈzɪʃən/
noun
the act of buying or obtaining something, especially something that is valuable
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retrieval
/ɹiˈtɹivəɫ/, /ɹɪˈtɹivəɫ/
noun
the act or process of getting something back from where it was left or lost
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collection
/kəˈɫɛkʃən/
noun
the act of gathering things or people from different places
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to recuperate
/ɹɪˈkupɝˌeɪt/
verb
to get something back, especially after losing it
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reception
/ɹiˈsɛpʃən/, /ɹɪˈsɛpʃən/
noun
the action or process of receiving something
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to accrue
/əˈkɹu/
verb
(of sums of money, benefits, etc.) to be received by someone and be accumulated gradually
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to capture
/ˈkæptʃɝ/
verb
to seize or get control of something by force
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to take possession (of)
phrase
to begin to own or control something
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