Examples of merchant in a Sentence
Merchants traveled hundreds of miles to trade in the city.
a family of wealthy merchants
The town's merchants closed their shops during the parade.
Prizes were given by local merchants.
Recent Examples of merchant from the Web
Vantiv works with merchants, banks and credit unions primarily in the U.S., helping them accept credit- and debit-card payments as well as gift cards and online payments.
Vance reports that even though business was down, none of the merchants had to close up shop because of the construction, and a couple of new businesses opened.
Take a Blue Route water taxi to Canton — named for the China-trade seaport — and walk up to O'Donnell Square, with a church at each end, a statue of merchant John O'Donnell in the center and sidewalk spots to eat and drink.
Merchant clarified and said police apprehended a suspect at Meijer, but he was released without charges after interviews with him and his girlfriend.
The government’s lack of oversight allows untrained merchants like Bonord to obtain and sell pharmaceutical products: generic medicines from China, expired pills, counterfeit drugs imported from the Dominican Republic.
A 29,000-ton merchant vessel traveling at 15 knots takes a long time to stop or slow, and its turning radius is quite large.
The patient roster is a perfect microcosm of L.A.’s privileged class: art dealers and Rodeo Drive merchants, clothing designers and Boeing middle managers, studio execs and the trophy wives who will eventually divorce them.
My father brushed the driver off while the merchant rolled his new rug and wrapped it with brown paper and twine.
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Definition of merchant
archaic : to deal or trade as a merchant
: to deal or trade in
First Known Use of merchant
MERCHANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of merchant for English Language Learners
: someone who buys and sells goods especially in large amounts
: the owner or manager of a store
: someone who is known for a particular quality, activity, etc.
MERCHANT Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of merchant
: a person who trades in goods especially of a certain kind and possesses expertise in the area of the goods and the practices of trading in them or who employs others with such expertise a warranty that the goods shall be merchantable is implied in a contract for their sale if the seller is a merchant with respect to goods of that kind — Uniform Commercial Code
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