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, especially one who trades with foreign countries. Merchants have been known...
- The wedding of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant was a 3-day event that took place from 12 July 2024 until the 14th of July 2024 in the city of Mumbai...
- Stephen James Merchant (born 24 November 1974) is an English comedian, actor, director, and writer. He was the co-writer and co-director of the British...
- Natalie Anne Merchant (born October 26, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter. She joined the band 10,000 Maniacs in 1981 and was lead vocalist and primary...
- 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...
- The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598. A merchant in Venice named Antonio defaults...
- Tamzin Claire Merchant (born 4 March 1987) is an English actress and author, best known for her roles as Georgiana Darcy in the film Pride & Prejudice...
- Merchant Ivory Productions is a film company founded in 1961 by producer Ismail Merchant (1936–2005) and director James Ivory (b. 1928). Merchant and...
- investment bank. Merchant banks were the first modern banks and evolved from medieval merchants who traded in commodities, particularly cloth merchants. Historically...
- United States Merchant Marine is an organization composed of United States civilian mariners and U.S. civilian and federally owned merchant vessels. Both...