What does bargain mean?

Definitions for bargain
ˈbɑr gənbar·gain

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bargain, deal(noun)

    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"

  2. bargain, buy, steal(verb)

    an advantageous purchase

    "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"

  3. dicker, bargain(verb)

    negotiate the terms of an exchange

    "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"

  4. bargain(verb)

    come to terms; arrive at an agreement

Wiktionary

  1. bargain(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: bargaynen, from bargaigner, from bargaigner, of origin, from *, from burganan, from bhergh-. Akin to borgen ( borgen), borgian. More at borrow.

  2. bargain(Noun)

    An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.

    Etymology: bargaynen, from bargaigner, from bargaigner, of origin, from *, from burganan, from bhergh-. Akin to borgen ( borgen), borgian. More at borrow.

  3. bargain(Noun)

    A purchase; also (when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain.

    Etymology: bargaynen, from bargaigner, from bargaigner, of origin, from *, from burganan, from bhergh-. Akin to borgen ( borgen), borgian. More at borrow.

  4. bargain(Noun)

    The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.

    Etymology: bargaynen, from bargaigner, from bargaigner, of origin, from *, from burganan, from bhergh-. Akin to borgen ( borgen), borgian. More at borrow.

  5. bargain(Verb)

    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.

    Etymology: bargaynen, from bargaigner, from bargaigner, of origin, from *, from burganan, from bhergh-. Akin to borgen ( borgen), borgian. More at borrow.

  6. bargain(Verb)

    To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another.

    Etymology: bargaynen, from bargaigner, from bargaigner, of origin, from *, from burganan, from bhergh-. Akin to borgen ( borgen), borgian. More at borrow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bargain(noun)

    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

  2. Bargain(noun)

    an agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge

  3. Bargain(noun)

    a purchase; also ( when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain

  4. Bargain(noun)

    the thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap

  5. Bargain(noun)

    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

  6. Bargain(verb)

    to transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bargain

    bär′gin, n. a contract or agreement: a favourable transaction: an advantageous purchase: (Shak.) chaffering.—v.i. to make a contract or agreement: to chaffer: to count on, take into consideration (with for): to lose by bad bargaining (with away).—n. Bar′gainer.—Bargain and sale, in law, a mode of conveyance whereby property may be assigned or transferred for valuable consideration.—Into the bargain, over and above; To make the best of a bad bargain, to make the best of difficult circumstances; To sell any one a bargain (Shak.), to befool him; To strike a bargain, to come to terms about a purchase. [O. Fr. bargaigner—Low L. barcaniare; acc. to Diez from barca, a boat.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. BARGAIN

    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_).

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bargain' in Nouns Frequency: #2680

How to pronounce bargain?

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How to say bargain in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bargain in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bargain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bargain in a Sentence

  1. Chris Rupkey:

    Investors went bargain shopping the day after Christmas Eve, where stocks just got too cheap relative to earnings, future earnings, any reasonable assessment of earnings, the coast is clear, back up the truck, investors are saying enough already, the world is not ending.

  2. François Fénelon:

    Most people I ask little from. I try to give them much, and expect nothing in return and I do very well in the bargain.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    When President Obama honored the bargain, we pulled back from the brink of Depression, saved the auto industry, provided health care to 16 million working people, and replaced the jobs we lost faster than after a financial crash.

  4. Marquis de Sade:

    Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.

  5. Jim Sells:

    It's a great picturesque little town, this is a bargain price.

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