Definition of Merchant. Meaning of Merchant. Synonyms of Merchant

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Definition of Merchant

Merchant
Merchant Mer"chant, n. [OE. marchant, OF. marcheant, F. marchand, fr. LL. mercatans, -antis, p. pr. of mercatare to negotiate, L. mercari to traffic, fr. merx, mercis, wares. See Market, Merit, and cf. Commerce.] 1. One who traffics on a large scale, especially with foreign countries; a trafficker; a trader. Others, like merchants, venture trade abroad. --Shak. 2. A trading vessel; a merchantman. [Obs.] --Shak. 3. One who keeps a store or shop for the sale of goods; a shopkeeper. [U. S. & Scot.]
Merchant
Merchant Mer"chant, a. Of, pertaining to, or employed in, trade or merchandise; as, the merchant service. Merchant bar, Merchant iron or steel, certain common sizes of wrought iron and steel bars. Merchant service, the mercantile marine of a country. --Am. Cyc. Merchant ship, a ship employed in commerce. Merchant tailor, a tailor who keeps and sells materials for the garments which he makes.
Merchant
Merchant Mer"chant, v. i. To be a merchant; to trade. [Obs.]

Meaning of Merchant from wikipedia

- A merchant is a person who trades in commodities produced by other people. Historically, a merchant is anyone who is involved in business or trade. Merchants...
- Stephen James Merchant (born 24 November 1974) is an English writer, director, radio presenter, comedian and actor. Merchant is best known for his collaborations...
- The Merchant of Venice is a 16th-century play written by William Shakespeare in which a merchant in Venice (Antonio) must default on a large loan provided...
- Natalie Anne Merchant (born October 26, 1963) is an American alternative rock singer-songwriter. She joined the folk rock band 10,000 Maniacs in 1981,...
- A merchant navy or merchant marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a specific country. On merchant vessels, seafarers of various...
- Tamzin Merchant (born 4 March 1987) is an English actress, best known for her roles as Georgiana Darcy in the film Pride & Prejudice (2005), as Catherine...
- Cameron James Merchant (born 4 January 1984) is an Australian cricketer who, after a Second XI career in Australia, moved to New Zealand to play first...
- Kishwer Merchant (born 3 February 1981) is an Indian television actress and model. Merchant is well known for acting in the shows Ek Hasina Thi and Itna...
- Larry Merchant (born Larry Kaufman; February 11, 1931) is an American former sportswriter, a longtime commentator for HBO Sports presentations of HBO World...
- investment bank. Merchant banks were the first modern banks and evolved from medieval merchants who traded in commodities, particularly cloth merchants. Historically...
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