What does consumer mean?

Definitions for consumerkənˈsu mər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word consumer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consumer(noun)

    a person who uses goods or services

GCIDE

  1. Consumer(n.)

    (Econ.) the person or organization that uses some item of commerce or service in its own acitities, as opposed to reselling the item or including it as part of another item for resale; -- called also the end user.

Wiktionary

  1. consumer(Noun)

    One who, or that which, consumes.

  2. consumer(Noun)

    someone who trades money for goods as an individual.

    This new system favours the consumer over the producer.

  3. consumer(Noun)

    an organism that uses other organisms for food in order to gain energy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consumer(noun)

    one who, or that which, consumes; as, the consumer of food

Freebase

  1. Consumer

    A consumer is a person or group of people who are the final users of products and or services generated within a social system. A consumer may be a person or group, such as a household. The concept of a consumer may vary significantly by context, although a common definition is an individual who buys products or services for personal use and not for manufacture or resale.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. consumer

    Person or agency that uses information or intelligence produced by either its own staff or other agencies.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consumer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2317

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consumer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4258

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consumer' in Nouns Frequency: #703

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consumer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consumer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Milton Friedman:

    Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government.

  2. Donald N. Smith, president of Burger King:

    The individual choice of garnishment of a burger can be an important point to the consumer in this day when individualism is an increasingly important thing to people.

  3. Harvard Medical School:

    The traditional understanding of consumer surplus assumes a rational consumer, and that becomes strange for a behavior that you start in adolescence or that's addictive.

  4. Kate Garbers:

    We want to see a groundswell of consumer choice, whereby a consumer can book a hotel room knowing that the hotel is trying everything they can to eradicate slavery and trafficking within their business.

  5. William Seward Burroughs:

    Junk is the ultimate merchandise. The junk merchant does not sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to the product. He does not improve and simplify his merchandise, he degrades and simplifies the client.

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