What does bargain mean?

Definitions for bargain
ˈbɑr gənbar·gain

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bargain, dealnoun

    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, stealverb

    an advantageous purchase

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

  3. dicker, bargainverb

    negotiate the terms of an exchange

    "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"

  4. bargainverb

    come to terms; arrive at an agreement

Wiktionary

  1. bargainnoun

    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. bargainnoun

    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. bargainnoun

    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. bargainnoun

    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. bargainverb

    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. bargainverb

    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. Bargainnoun

    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. Bargainnoun

    an agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge

  3. Bargainnoun

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

  4. Bargainnoun

    the thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap

  5. Bargainnoun

    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. Bargainverb

    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_).

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

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  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. Vice President Joe Biden:

    Ron Dermer said. While the White House is re-evaluating how to rebuild its relationship with Benjamin Netanyahu, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have met with prominent Jewish leaders and organizations to reassure them they deal will not put Israel at risk. This isn't a grand bargain between the United States and Iran, it's based on hard-hitting, hard-headed compromises and assessments.

  2. Joseph Votel:

    I'm not privy to any kind of grand bargain discussion or anything like that.

  3. Chris Remington:

    Loans have been on bargain basement sale for a significant part of the year, yet still investors have not been drawn in, in fact, they've gone the other way.

  4. 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.

  5. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    There is no victory at bargain basement prices.

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