Trader Definition

trādər
traders
noun
traders
A person who trades; merchant.
Webster's New World
A ship used in trade.
Webster's New World
A stockbroker who trades esp. for his own account rather than customers' accounts.
Webster's New World

One who gains a livelihood from trading goods or securities.

Wiktionary
other
A person who buys and sells goods with the intention of making a profit.
Webster's New World Finance
A person who buys or sells securities with the intention of making a profit. A trader may be employed by a trading firm, or may be an individual who trades for his or her own account. An individual trader’s strategy may be to trade for quick profits, such as a day trading, or it may be to take a long-term view of the market and do little actual buying and selling.
Webster's New World Finance
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Other Word Forms of Trader

Noun

Singular:
trader
Plural:
traders

Origin of Trader

  • trade + -er.

    From Wiktionary

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