What does trader mean?

Definitions for trader
ˈtreɪ dərtrad·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word trader.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trader, bargainer, dealer, mongernoun

    someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold


  1. tradernoun

    One who gains a livelihood from trading goods or securities.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Tradernoun

    Etymology: from trade.

    Pilgrims are going to Canterbury with rich offerings, and traders riding to London with fat purses. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    Now the victory’s won,
    We return to our lasses like fortunate traders,
    Triumphant with spoils. Dryden.

    Many traders will necessitate merchants to trade for less profit, and consequently be more frugal. Josiah Child, on Trade.

    That day traders sum up the accounts of the week. Jonathan Swift.


  1. trader

    A trader is an individual or entity who buys and sells goods, commodities, currencies, or financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, and derivatives, with the aim of making a profit from the fluctuation in their prices. This can be done for themselves or on behalf of another person or institution. The act of carrying out these transactions is known as trading.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tradernoun

    one engaged in trade or commerce; one who makes a business of buying and selling or of barter; a merchant; a trafficker; as, a trader to the East Indies; a country trader

  2. Tradernoun

    a vessel engaged in the coasting or foreign trade


  1. Trader

    A trader is person or entity, in finance, who buys and sells financial instruments such as stocks, bonds, commodities and derivatives, in the capacity of agent, hedger, arbitrageur, or speculator. According to the Wall Street Journal in 2004, a managing director convertible bond trader was earning between $700,000 and $900,000 on average. Traders are either professionals working in a financial institution or a corporation, or individual. They buy and sell financial instruments traded in the stock markets, derivatives markets and commodity markets, comprising the stock exchanges, derivatives exchanges and the commodities exchanges. Several categories and designations for diverse kinds of traders are found in finance, these may include: ⁕Day trader ⁕Floor trader ⁕High-frequency trader ⁕Pattern day trader ⁕Rogue trader ⁕Stock trader

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. trader

    A vessel employed regularly in any particular branch of commerce, whether sea-borne or coasting, British or foreign.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Trader is ranked #9236 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Trader surname appeared 3,525 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Trader.

    77.4% or 2,730 total occurrences were White.
    17.1% or 606 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 81 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 66 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 26 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 16 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trader' in Nouns Frequency: #2017

Anagrams for trader »

  1. darter

  2. retard

  3. tarred

  4. retrad

  5. dartre

  6. redart

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trader in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trader in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of trader in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Lorr:

    Trader Joe ideas on marketing groceries came from Trader Joe marketing of wine.

  2. Victor Martino:

    Wine has historically been a weak category for Walmart. With its numerous stores… Walmart has the distribution might to be a major player in store brand wine, the question is if it can execute on the price-value-quality equation, something Trader Joe's, for example, excels at with its iconicTwo Buck Chuckbrand.

  3. Lakshheish M Patel:

    SBI securities, the stock broking house, has again withheld the functioning of its web trading platform by jamming its keys and making pages unresponsive , so you as intraday trader can expect some major fall or rise of share prices. And internet connection also gone

  4. Paul Chou:

    The domain expertise, relationships, and career equity I've built are things I never could have done while at Goldman, as a former trader, I'm glad I made this trade-off at the stage of my career that I did.

  5. Donald Trump:

    That’s the dumb market, okay?That's the dumb market. I'm a big free trader, but it has to be fair, we're being stripped of our workers.

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