Definition of Merchant:

  1. Wholesaler or retailer who may buy goods from any or all sources for resale to anyone and everyone for profit. In law, a merchant is held to a higher standard of duty of care than a non-merchant because he or she is deemed to have expert knowledge about the goods he or she deals in.

  2. A person with a partiality or aptitude for a particular activity or viewpoint.

  3. Relating to merchants, trade, or commerce.

  4. A person or company involved in wholesale trade, especially one dealing with foreign countries or supplying merchandise to a particular trade.

Synonyms of Merchant

Agent, Baron, Broker, Business, Businessman, Caterer, Chandler, Commercial, Commissariat, Commissary, Dealer, Distributor, Donor, Drummer, Forwarder, Furnisher, Hawker, Huckster, Importer, Industrial, Industrialist, Jobber, Magnate, Manciple, Marketer, Mercantile, Merchandiser, Merchant prince, Middleman, Mogul, Monger, Patron, Provider, Provisioner, Purveyor, Quartermaster, Regrater, Retail, Retail dealer, Retail merchant, Retailer, Seller, Shopkeeper, Steward, Stock clerk, Storekeeper, Supplier, Sutler, Trade, Trader, Tradesman, Tradeswoman, Trading, Trafficker, Tycoon, Vendor, Victualer, Vivandier, Wholesale, Wholesaler

How to use Merchant in a sentence?

  1. There is a merchant downtown who buys peoples old gold jewelry and then melts it down to just sell as raw gold.
  2. The growth of the merchant classes.
  3. A tea merchant.
  4. Michigan Avenue boasts some of the best shopping in the Midwest, with scores of merchant s selling anything from sneakers to strings of pearls, Chinese screens, and sausage-on-a-stick.
  5. There was a special setup the merchant used to facilitate our transaction, I was pleased with the overall consuming experience.

Meaning of Merchant & Merchant Definition