A primitive root to break off, i.e. (usually) plunder; figuratively, to finish, or (intransitively) stop -- (be) covet(- ous), cut (off), finish, fulfill, gain (greedily), get, be given to (covetousness), greedy, perform, be wounded.
[בָּצַע] verb cut off, break off, gain by violence (so Late Hebrew, Arabic , Ethiopic Aramaic בְּצַע) —
Qal Imperfect יִבְצָ֑ע Job 27:8, יִבְצָ֑עוּ Joel 2:8; Imperative suffix בְּרֹאשׁ בְּצָ֫עַם Amos 9:1; Infinitive בְּצֹעַ Ezekiel 22:27; Participle בּוֺצֵעַ Proverbs 15:27; Jeremiah 6:13, בֹּצֵעַ Psalm 10:3 3t.; — cut off, break off (with accusative capitals of pillars) Amos 9:1 (but LagProv. see vi בְּצַעַם = בְּזַעַם Habakkuk 3:12 in wrath); so figurative Job 27:8 when Eloah cutteth off, draweth out, his soul; object omitted their course, i.e. stop Joel 2:8 (compare Hi-St); usually gain by violence or in General wrongfully Ezekiel 22:27; Participle absolute Psalm 10:3 = greedy getter, robber; and with accusative of congnate meaning with verb בֶּ֫צַע Proverbs 1:19; 15:27; Jeremiah 6:13; 8:10; Habakkuk 2:9.
Pi`el Perfect בִּצַּע Lamentations 2:17; Imperfect יְבַצַּע Isaiah 10:12; suffix יְבַצְּעֵנִי 38:12; Job 6:9; 2feminine singular וַתְּבַצְּעִי Ezekiel 22:12; 3feminine plural תְּבַצָּ֑עְנָה Zechariah 4:9; — cut off, (dis) sever (i.e. from life) Job 6:9 compare Isaiah 10:19 (מִדַּלָּה); = finish, complete 10:12; Zechariah 4:9; accomplish (= carry out, fulfil) Lamentations 2:17 (object אמרתו); violently make gain of, object person Ezekiel 22:12 (instrumental בּעשׁק).