Dealer definition

dēlər
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A person who deals.
  • One who distributes cards in a card game.
  • A buyer and seller; person engaged in trading.
    A dealer in furs.
  • (slang) One who sells illegal drugs.
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One that is engaged in buying and selling.

A used-car dealer; a drug dealer.

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(games) The one who distributes cards.
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A person who acts in a specified way.

A plain dealer.

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Any person or company that sells or buys securities for his or her own account. The dealer realizes profit or loss from the difference between the price paid and the price sold. A dealer is in contrast to an agent, who trades on behalf of someone else.
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One who deals things, especially automobiles; a middleman.

That used car dealer gave me a great deal on my 1962 rusted-out Volkswagen bug!

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One who peddles illicit drugs, especially to teenagers.
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A particular type of stock broker or trader.
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The person who deals the cards in a card game.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dealer
Plural:
dealers