noun \ˈven-dər, for 1 also ven-ˈdr\

: a person who sells things especially on the street

: a business that sells a particular type of product

Full Definition of VENDOR

:  one that vends :  seller

Variants of VENDOR

ven·dor also vend·er \-dər\

Examples of VENDOR

  1. <we're thinking of making a deal with that other software vendor>

Origin of VENDOR

Anglo-French vendur, from vendre to sell, from Latin vendere
First Known Use: 1594

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite


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