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.


  1. seller

    A seller is an individual or entity that exchanges goods or services for money or other forms of compensation. They can operate in a variety of markets, such as retail, real estate, or the financial sector. The seller owns the products until they are purchased by the buyer.

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. Nate Sutton:

    The algorithms are optimized to what customers want to buy regardless of the seller.

  2. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev:

    If we imagine for a minute that Russia has given up this role (of arms seller), we well understand that this place will not stay vacant.

  3. Ken McGrath:

    Does your financial model need to factor in a mild or a deep recession? it's very hard for buyer and seller to come to a well-informed view against this current unsettled backdrop, but that will adjust over time.

  4. Andrew Hasman:

    I had a call last week from another agent wanting to know if a seller of a transaction we just did would allow the buyer to back out, because they had just recently lost a huge amount of money in the Chinese stock market correction.

  5. Director Peter Botten:

    On that basis, I suppose if you're a buyer, time is on your side. If you're a seller that might not be the case.

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