What does seller mean?

Definitions for seller
ˈsɛl ərsell·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seller, marketer, vender, vendor, traffickernoun

    someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money


  1. Sellernoun

    An English and Scottish topographic surname, derived from either of several places named Sell.

  2. Sellernoun

    An English and Scottish occupational surname for a saddler, or for a person who sells things.

  3. Sellernoun

    An English and Scottish metonymic surname for someone who worked in a cellar.

  4. Etymology: From sell + -er.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sellernoun

    The person that sells; vender.

    Etymology: from sell.

    To things of sale a seller’s praise belongs. William Shakespeare.

    The name of the agent, of the seller, notary, and witnesses, are in both instruments. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sellernoun

    one who sells

Editors Contribution

  1. seller

    A person or business who sells.

    The seller was delighted that they got a just price for their product.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Seller is ranked #43006 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Seller surname appeared 503 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Seller.

    78.3% or 394 total occurrences were White.
    13.3% or 67 total occurrences were Black.
    3.5% or 18 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.7% or 14 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.9% or 5 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seller' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4593

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seller' in Nouns Frequency: #1627

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seller in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seller in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of seller in a Sentence

  1. Jack Dorsey:

    We built the Square brand for our Seller business, which is where it belongs, block is a new name, but our purpose of economic empowerment remains the same.

  2. Will Ballard:

    If they are looking to do it now, it must be selling effectively from a need basis rather than 'seller wants to get the maximum price'.

  3. Indian Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan:

    It's a win-win situation for both partners, qatar has been a good business friend, but we're now moving from the relationship of a buyer and a seller to long term partners.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    You raise the issue I am a millionaire. Well, actually this year we had $560,000 income, thats a lot of money, and in my case, my wifes case, it came from a book that I wrote. A pretty good book, you might want to read it. Its a best-seller, sold all over the world, and we made money. So, if anyone thinks that I should apologize for writing a best-selling book, Im sorry, Im not going to do it.

  5. Chien Bor-yi:

    People have concerns about the stock market. It’s not a seller’s market, but it’s also not a buyer’s market. No one knows how deep the well is.

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