What does buyer mean?

Definitions for buyer
ˈbaɪ ərbuy·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. buyer, purchaser, emptor, vendeenoun

    a person who buys


  1. buyernoun

    A person who makes one or more purchases.

    Every person who steps through the door is a potential buyer, so acknowledge their presence.

  2. buyernoun

    A person who purchases items for resale in a retail establishment.

    The supermarket's new buyer decided to stock a larger range of vegetarian foods.

  3. buyernoun

    A person who purchases items consumed or used as components in the manufacture of products.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buyernoun

    one who buys; a purchaser


  1. Buyer

    A buyer is any person who contracts to acquire an asset in return for some form of consideration. When someone gets characterized by their role as buyer of certain assets, the term "buyer" gets new meaning: A "buyer" or merchandiser is a person who purchases finished goods, typically for resale, for a firm, government, or organization. In product management, buyer is the entity that decides to obtain the product. A buyer's primary responsibility is obtaining the highest quality goods at the lowest cost. This usually requires research, writing requests for bids, proposals or quotes, and evaluating information received.

Editors Contribution

  1. buyer

    A person or people who buy.

    The buyer were a family husband and wife.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'buyer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3562

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'buyer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4770

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'buyer' in Nouns Frequency: #1047

Anagrams for buyer »

  1. burye

  2. rebuy

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buyer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buyer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of buyer in a Sentence

  1. Recon Analytics ' Entner:

    Rural telcos are not very profitable and a lot of the owners are in their 50s, 60s and 70s. If they have to rip out their network, they are probably going to shut down if they can't easily find a buyer.

  2. President Steve Laut:

    I think there's still too big a gap between sellers' expectations and what the buyer wants to pay. We look at every asset that comes through our core areas. I don't see us being that active although we do always look.

  3. Russ Cofano:

    Many of them don't know what to look for and are overloaded with information, i think if you asked a lot of buyer agents today, they would say their job is harder. Even though they're engaging with buyers later in the process, they're having to do a lot of course correction.

  4. President Donald Trump:

    I wish we could wear them in Washington or New York, because I would be the biggest buyer of that hat.

  5. Anthony Grabiner:

    If this deal had not been done with this particular buyer the BHS business would have gone into administration 12 or 13 months earlier than in fact it did.

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    • A. couvade
    • B. preponderance
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