seller

noun
sell·​er | \ ˈse-lər \

Definition of seller

1 : one that offers for sale
2 : a marketed product that sells well, to a specified extent, or in a specified manner a million-copy seller a poor seller

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Synonyms & Antonyms for seller

Synonyms

broker, dealer, merchandiser, vendor (also vender)

Antonyms

buyer, purchaser

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Examples of seller in a Sentence

The seller said that the car was in excellent condition. We're the number one seller of appliances in the country. That book is our top seller.
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Recent Examples on the Web

Back then, the internet was used mainly for email, news groups, and to access the relative handful of websites that were around, like book-seller Amazon, eBay, and the Yahoo, Lycos, and Excite portals. Popular Mechanics, "The Death of the Internet," 7 Feb. 2019 Once a product passes this authentication process, a note is included on the sellers page. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "8 Things to Know Before You Buy or Sell on eBay," 14 Dec. 2018 Samsung is gearing up to reveal its new Galaxy S10 lineup in just a couple months, and case seller Mobile Fun has give us clues as to what the new phones will look like, courtesy of a first round of S10 cases from Olixar. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Samsung Galaxy S10 renders show hole-punch camera, headphone jack, and no fingerprint sensor," 13 Dec. 2018 Beautiful and unique houseplants are also easier to get than ever, what with their trendiness sparking a surge in e-commerce plant sellers. Maggie Burch, House Beautiful, "Follow These Two Simple Steps To Save Your Plants (And House) From Bugs," 6 Dec. 2018 Ambitious sellers like the above are why people see stories pop up occasionally about the Princess Diana Beanie Baby being worth six figures. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Hold On, Is the Princess Diana Beanie Baby Really Worth Six Figures?," 3 Nov. 2018 Less than one percent of my tweets have anything to do with short-sellers. Eric Johnson, Recode, "Full Q&A: Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Recode Decode," 2 Nov. 2018 These are all best-sellers, too—and some of them are selling out fast, so get them before everyone else does. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "11 Best-Selling Acne Products On Sale at Walmart Right Now," 12 Oct. 2018 While Adata sells these drives as a third-party marketplace seller, the actual orders are fulfilled by Amazon. Ian Paul, PCWorld, "Replace your slow hard drive with these $25 SSDs," 20 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of seller

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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seller

noun

English Language Learners Definition of seller

: a person or business that sells something
: a product that sells in a particular way or amount

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