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
Planet Fundraiser makes its money by charging the merchants.
If double-entry book-keeping freed accounting from the merchant’s head, the blockchain frees it from the confines of an organisation.
In the 1950s, downtown merchants and nostalgic residents began promoting a circus festival and parade.
In another, a group of merchants challenged American Express over high processing fees.
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.
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy paid tribute on Tuesday to seven sailors who were killed when their destroyer collided with a merchant ship off Japan.
Square Inc., the technology company best known for processing payments for small merchants across the U.S., is now angling to lend to consumers, too.
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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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