Definitions for bargainˈbɑr gən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an advantageous purchase, esp. one acquired at less than the usual cost.
an agreement between parties settling what each shall do, give, receive, etc., in a transaction.
such an agreement as affecting one of the parties:
a losing bargain.
something acquired by bargaining.
(v.i.)to discuss the terms of a bargain; negotiate; haggle.
to conclude a bargain.
(v.t.)to arrange by bargain; negotiate.
to anticipate as likely to occur; expect (usu. fol. by a clause):
I'll bargain that he's our next supervisor.
bargain for or on, to expect; anticipate:
I never bargained on a 12-hour day.
Category: Verb Phrase
Idioms for bargain:
in or into the bargain,besides.
Origin of bargain:
1300–50; ME (v.) < AF, OF bargai(g)ner, prob. < Frankish
an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
"he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"
bargain, buy, steal(verb)
an advantageous purchase
"she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
negotiate the terms of an exchange
"We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"
come to terms; arrive at an agreement
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a cheap purchase; = deal
a real bargain at just $30
an agreement between people; =deal
to agree to sth
She made a bargain with her boss.
to try to negotiate for sth better
to bargain with the market trader; The government will not bargain over teachers' pay.
worse or more difficult than expected
Nine puppies was a little more than we bargained for.
An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.
An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
A purchase; also (when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain.
The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.
To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; to negotiate; -- followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a farmer for a cow.
To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another.
Origin: bargaynen, from bargaigner, from bargaigner, of origin, from *, from burganan, from bhergh-. Akin to borgen ( borgen), borgian. More at borrow.
an agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration
an agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge
a purchase; also ( when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain
the thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap
to make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; -- followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a farmer for a cow
to transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A disease common to women, caught in the Sunday papers and developed in department stores on Mondays. Symptoms, loud talk, pushing and shoving, a combination prize-fight and foot-ball scrimmage. (Old spelling _Bark-gain_).
Translations for bargain
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something bought cheaply and giving good value for money
This carpet was a real bargain.
- مُساوَمه، صَفْقَه رابِحه، شَرْوَهArabic
- изгодна сделкаBulgarian
- pechinchaPortuguese (BR)
- výhodná koupěCzech
- der Gelegenheitskauf, das SchnäppchenGerman
- godt køb; fundDanish
- soodne ostEstonian
- با قیمت خوب؛ مورد مناسبFarsi
- hyvä kauppaFinnish
- (bonne) affaireFrench
- jeftin, bagatelaCroatian
- 싼 물건Korean
- sėkmingas, pigus pirkinysLithuanian
- izdevīgs darījums; izdevīgs/lēts pirkumsLatvian
- sangat murahMalay
- godt kjøp, funnNorwegian
- okazyjny zakupPolish
- با قیمت خوب؛ مورد مناسبPersian
- جوړه، ګټور قرار داد، ګټوره تجارتې معامله، ارزان بيه شى، را كړه وركړهPashto
- afacere (bună)Romanian
- выгодная покупкаRussian
- dobrá kúpaSlovak
- dobra kupčijaSlovenian
- förmånlig affär, kap, fyndSwedish
- kelepir, ucuzşeyTurkish
- 價廉物美的商品Chinese (Trad.)
- вигідна покупкаUkrainian
- món hờiVietnamese
- 廉价货Chinese (Simp.)
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