What does vendor mean?

Definitions for vendorˈvɛn dər; esp. contrastively vɛnˈdɔr

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vendor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seller, marketer, vender, vendor, trafficker(noun)

    someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money


  1. vendor(Noun)

    A person or a company that vends or sells.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vendor(noun)

    a vender; a seller; the correlative of vendee

  2. Origin: [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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Harbans Singh:

    We are illiterate farmers; we seek advice from the vendor and just spray on the crop.

  2. Ralph Clark:

    Our clients appreciate that, because they don’t expect a vendor to [point out their errors].

  3. Jeff Rosenzweig:

    We need to know if the drugs come from a reputable vendor, and the state cannot abrogate a contract.

  4. Public Affairs Toni Molle:

    Moreover, the vendor has launched a formal investigation of the matter using a third-party forensic firm.

  5. Don Hall:

    We only got one vendor to even bid on it, i’d figure we would have had 10 of those vendors, but we only had one.

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