buy into

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "buy into":
present tense I/you/we/they buy into he/she/it buys into present participle buying into past tense bought into past participle bought into
1) buy into something
business to buy part of a business, especially in order to get control of it

Moves to buy into other companies have failed.

2) buy into something
informal to start to do something that a lot of other people are doing, or to believe something that a lot of other people believe

You don't buy into all this nonsense, do you?

English dictionary. 2014.

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