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ˈvɛn dər; esp. contrastively vɛnˈdɔrven·dor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seller, marketer, vender, vendor, traffickernoun

    someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money


  1. vendornoun

    A person or a company that vends or sells.

    Etymology: From *, from venditor, from vendere, contraction of venundare, venumdare, also, as orig., two words venum dare, from venum + dare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vendornoun

    a vender; a seller; the correlative of vendee

    Etymology: [See Vender.]


  1. Vendor

    A vendor, or a supplier, in a supply chain is an enterprise that contributes goods or services in a supply chain. Generally, a supply chain vendor manufactures inventory/stock items and sells them to the next link in the chain.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'vendor' in Nouns Frequency: #1629

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vendor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vendor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of vendor in a Sentence

  1. Richard Galanti:

    The sample sizes are generally large to start with, so you can go back two or three times, we, and the vendor, want you to like it.

  2. Lucien Charles:

    They did send the actors to weapons specialists for theatrical gun training – how to hold a gun, because a lot of them, they don’t know how to hold a gun and never shot a gun before. So they get… the same class that union members take with the vendor weapon specialists.

  3. John Mulligan:

    We had a very long question-and-answer session, obviously there were concerns, so we listened to those and we feel very good with where we are going with our vendor partners.

  4. Colin Powells:

    He was genuinely interested in everyone he met. He loved the hot dog vendor, a bank teller, a janitor and a student as much as any world leader.

  5. Tim Gokey:

    'My cost is currently X and if I can get some significant savings on it by working with a vendor or sharing it with other institutions, then I'm happy with that,'.

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    a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    • A. rateables
    • B. accessory
    • C. perusal
    • D. assortment

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