Vendor definition

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One that sells or vends something.

A street vendor; a vendor of software products on the Web.

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A vending machine.
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One that provides products or services to a business for a fee.
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One who vends, or sells; seller.
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The definition of a vendor is a person selling something.

An example of a vendor is a man with a stall at a farmer's market who is selling tomatoes.

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A lien on real property held by the seller until the purchaer has made full payment.
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A person or a company that vends or sells.
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A person or company that supplies goods or services to a business.
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The person selling, especially in the case of real property. The term seller is more frequently used when referring to transactions involving personal property.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
vendor
Plural:
vendors

Origin of vendor

  • From Old French vendeor, from Latin venditor (“seller"), from vendere (“to sell, cry up for sale, praise"), contraction of venundare, venumdare, also, as originally, two words venum dare (“to sell"), from venum (“sale, price") + dare (“to give").

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