This page is about the phrasal verb buy out
to buy somebody's share of a company or a partnership in order to take control of it
- buy sb out Many workers weren't happy when a group of new investors bought the majority shareholder out and took control of the company.
- buy out sb My sister wants to buy out my share of the family business.
Mike and Pete were partners in a small plumbing business until Mike bought Pete out. Now
Contributor: Matt Errey