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merchant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of merchant

  1. a buyer and seller of goods for profit <free trade agreements that are favored by merchants on both sides of the border> Synonyms dealer, merchandiser, trader, tradesman, trafficker Related Words businessman, enterpriser, entrepreneur; buyer, marketer, purchaser; hawker, huckster, hustler, peddler (also pedlar); retailer, seller, shopkeeper, storekeeper, vendor (also vender); engrosser, monopolist; jobber, middleman, wholesaler; distributor, provider, provisioner, purveyor, supplier





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