Definitions for vendorˈvɛn dər; esp. contrastively vɛnˈdɔr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ven•dorˈvɛn dər; esp. contrastively vɛnˈdɔr(n.)

  1. a person or agency that sells.

    Category: Business

  2. Ref: vending machine.

Origin of vendor:

1585–95; < L venditor

Princeton's WordNet

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

    someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. vendor(noun)ˈvɛn dər; esp. contrastively vɛnˈdɔr

    sb who sells in a place other than a store

    a news vendor


  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


  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

Translations for vendor

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who sells ice-cream, hot dogs, souvenirs etc from a stall.

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