Definition of Merchants. Meaning of Merchants. Synonyms of Merchants

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Definition of Merchants

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 Merchants from wikipedia

- trade. Merchants have operated for as long as industry, commerce, and trade have existed. In 16th-century Europe, two different terms for merchants emerged:...
- Indian Merchants' Chamber, established on 7 September 1907 in Mumbai, is an organization of India, representing interests of Indian trade, commerce, and...
- investment bank. Merchant banks were the first modern banks and evolved from medieval merchants who traded in commodities, particularly cloth merchants. Historically...
- First Merchants Bank. The Bank also operates as First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors (as a division of First Merchants Bank). First Merchants Corporation's...
- Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming is a 2010 non-fiction book by American...
- The Merchants of the Steelyard was the English name for the merchants of the Hanseatic League who first settled in London in 1250 at the Steelyard on...
- Chinese Merchants ****ociation (traditional Chinese: 安良工商會; simplified Chinese: 安良工商会; Jyutping: on1 loeng4 gung1 soeng1 wui2) or simply Chinese Merchants ****ociation...
- other services. China Merchants Group also serves real estate, financial, insurance, and other businesses worldwide. China Merchants Steam Navigation Company...
- 15 November 2015. "Merchants' Academy Sports Centre". Merchants' Academy Sports Centre. Retrieved 15 November 2015. The Merchants' Academy website Charity...
- Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts is a 2019 book by Jill Abramson that follows four news organizations—The New York Times...
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