- An event where something or someone's interest is bought fully by another party
- The process of acquiring the interest or shares of another individual or entity
- The act of purchasing all the physical and immaterial resources of a business
- The buyout of the small startup by the tech giant surprised everyone in the industry.
- The investors decided on a buyout to gain full control over the company.
- As part of the buyout deal, all assets of the failing company were purchased.