What does consumer mean?

Definitions for consumer
kənˈsu mərcon·sumer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consumernoun

    a person who uses goods or services

GCIDE

  1. Consumernoun

    (Econ.) the person or organization that uses some item of commerce or service in its own acitities, as opposed to reselling the item or including it as part of another item for resale; -- called also the end user.

Wiktionary

  1. consumernoun

    One who, or that which, consumes.

  2. consumernoun

    someone who trades money for goods as an individual.

    This new system favours the consumer over the producer.

  3. consumernoun

    an organism that uses other organisms for food in order to gain energy.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Consumernoun

    One that spends, wastes, or destroys any thing.

    Etymology: from consume.

    Money may be considered as in the hands of the consumer, or of the merchant who buys the commodity, when made to export. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consumernoun

    one who, or that which, consumes; as, the consumer of food

Freebase

  1. Consumer

    A consumer is a person or group of people who are the final users of products and or services generated within a social system. A consumer may be a person or group, such as a household. The concept of a consumer may vary significantly by context, although a common definition is an individual who buys products or services for personal use and not for manufacture or resale.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. consumer

    Person or agency that uses information or intelligence produced by either its own staff or other agencies.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consumer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2317

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consumer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4258

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consumer' in Nouns Frequency: #703

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consumer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consumer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of consumer in a Sentence

  1. Professor Wass:

    They're out in the sea, very high and difficult to reach, we can imagine applying there sooner many more consumer items -- sports equipment, bicycle frames, you can imagine in much nearer terms, maybe two years before we can start to see these things happening.

  2. Andy Jassy:

    From the very start of Amazon Web Services, we made a decision that if we wanted to be able to serve a lot of Amazon's consumer competitors... that we had to make Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services own separable business with a different leadership team and where Amazon's consumer businesses were an important customer but just one of many important external customers, we treat Amazon's consumer business as an external customer.

  3. Colin Gillis:

    While Apple Music may introduce a bigger roster of original content than Amazon and Netflix during their respective launches, the streaming market has arguably already reached a level [ of ] saturation and consumer fatigue in the United States, apple Music is late to the party.

  4. Chester Wisniewski:

    New research from Sophos Home shows that 35% of consumers never update/patch their OS and apps, or only do so when prompted. This lack of consumer awareness around best practices for protecting personal devices means that if users aren’t paying attention, a large group could fall victim to this latest malware and future attacks.

  5. Bob Diener:

    From the consumer perspective, I don’t think this acquisition changes that much initially.

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