What does vendor mean?

Definitions for vendorˈvɛn dər; esp. contrastively vɛnˈdɔr

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seller, marketer, vender, vendor, trafficker(noun)

    someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money


  1. vendor(Noun)

    A person or a company that vends or sells.

  2. Origin: From *, from venditor, from vendere, contraction of venundare, venumdare, also, as orig., two words venum dare, from venum + dare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vendor(noun)

    a vender; a seller; the correlative of vendee

  2. Origin: [See Vender.]


  1. Vendor

    A vendor, or a supplier, in a supply chain is an enterprise that contributes goods or services in a supply chain. Generally, a supply chain vendor manufactures inventory/stock items and sells them to the next link in the chain.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vendor' in Nouns Frequency: #1629


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vendor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vendor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Don Hall:

    We only got one vendor to even bid on it, i’d figure we would have had 10 of those vendors, but we only had one.

  2. Richard Galanti:

    The sample sizes are generally large to start with, so you can go back two or three times, we, and the vendor, want you to like it.

  3. Wang Baoyu:

    This store is authentic and I rode the bus for more than an hour to come here. I wouldn't dare buy one from a street vendor as I'm afraid of buying a counterfeit.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    It is worth to not waste time in chasing a prospect who makes the vendor wait for a long time in the first meeting, as perhaps he could never be converted into a loyal client/good customer.

  5. Michael Ippolito:

    A lot of companies don't have a good sense of what their true spend it, where they're spending money and how much they're spending with each vendor, to put that together is really complicated. It's one of the challenges real estate advisors have.

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