Definition of bargain
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : an agreement between parties settling what each gives or receives in a transaction between them or what course of action or policy each pursues in respect to the other They struck a bargain to sell only to each other. Keep your side of the bargain.
2 : something acquired by or as if by negotiating over the terms of a purchase, agreement, or contract especially : an advantageous purchase At that price the car is a bargain. We got a bargain on the plane tickets.
3 : a transaction, situation, or event regarded in the light of its results a bad bargain
into the bargain or less commonly in the bargain
bargained; bargaining; bargains
Definition of bargain (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : to negotiate over the terms of a purchase, agreement, or contract : haggle The seller might be willing to bargain over the price.
2 : to come to terms : agree
1 : to bring to a desired level by bargaining bargain a price down
2 : to sell or dispose of by bargaining —often used with away bargained away wage increases for other benefits
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