What does broker mean?

Definitions for broker
ˈbroʊ kərbro·ker

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agent, factor, broker(verb)

    a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

  2. broker(verb)

    act as a broker

Wiktionary

  1. broker(Noun)

    A mediator between a buyer and seller.

  2. broker(Noun)

    An agent involved in the exchange of messages or transactions.

  3. broker(Verb)

    To act as a broker; to mediate in a sale or transaction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Broker(verb)

    one who transacts business for another; an agent

  2. Broker(verb)

    an agent employed to effect bargains and contracts, as a middleman or negotiator, between other persons, for a compensation commonly called brokerage. He takes no possession, as broker, of the subject matter of the negotiation. He generally contracts in the names of those who employ him, and not in his own

  3. Broker(verb)

    a dealer in money, notes, bills of exchange, etc

  4. Broker(verb)

    a dealer in secondhand goods

  5. Broker(verb)

    a pimp or procurer

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Broker

    brōk′ėr, n. one employed to buy and sell for others: a second-hand dealer: a pander: a commissioner.—v.i. Broke, to bargain, negotiate: (Shak.) to act as a pander or go-between:—pr.p. brōk′ing; pa.p. brōked.—ns. Brok′erage, Brok′age, the business of a broker: the commission charged by a broker: a commission charged for transacting business for others; Brok′ery, the business of a broker.—p.adj. Brok′ing, doing business as a broker: practised by brokers. [M. E. brocour—A.S. brucan; Ger. brauchen, to use, to profit.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. broker

    Originally a broken tradesman, from the Anglo-Saxon broc, a misfortune; but, in later times, a person who usually transacts the business of negotiating between the merchants and ship-owners respecting cargoes and clearances: he also effects insurances with the underwriters; and while on the one hand he is looked to as to the regularity of the contract, on the other he is expected to make a candid disclosure of all the circumstances which may affect the risk.

Editors Contribution

  1. broker

    A person who transacts business for another.

    My brother is a financial broker in the city.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 27, 2019  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Broker

    From the Anglo-Saxon brucan, through the Old English brocour, to use for profit.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'broker' in Nouns Frequency: #2885

How to pronounce broker?

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How to say broker in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of broker in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of broker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of broker in a Sentence

  1. Rizal Sukma:

    Indonesia's willingness as an honest broker remains the same.

  2. Tom Faust:

    We don't think this is an overwhelming task for broker-dealers.

  3. Karen Frost:

    Although it's not the sit-down with a broker, they do get insights.

  4. George Carlin:

    Why is the man (or woman) who invests all your money called a broker?

  5. Chuck Thompson:

    If Donald Trump broker him out, I ’ll be fed up with The Republicans.

Images & Illustrations of broker

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