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auc·tion·eer

 (ôk′shə-nîr′)
n.
One that conducts an auction.
tr.v. auc·tion·eered, auc·tion·eer·ing, auc·tion·eers
To sell at an auction.

auctioneer

(ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪə)
n
1. (Professions) a person who conducts an auction by announcing the lots and controlling the bidding
2. (Commerce) a person who conducts an auction by announcing the lots and controlling the bidding
vb
(Commerce) (tr) to sell by auction

auc•tion•eer

(ˌɔk ʃəˈnɪər)

n.
1. a person who conducts sales by auction.
v.t.
2. to sell by auction.
[1700–10]

auctioneer


Past participle: auctioneered
Gerund: auctioneering

Imperative
auctioneer
auctioneer
Present
I auctioneer
you auctioneer
he/she/it auctioneers
we auctioneer
you auctioneer
they auctioneer
Preterite
I auctioneered
you auctioneered
he/she/it auctioneered
we auctioneered
you auctioneered
they auctioneered
Present Continuous
I am auctioneering
you are auctioneering
he/she/it is auctioneering
we are auctioneering
you are auctioneering
they are auctioneering
Present Perfect
I have auctioneered
you have auctioneered
he/she/it has auctioneered
we have auctioneered
you have auctioneered
they have auctioneered
Past Continuous
I was auctioneering
you were auctioneering
he/she/it was auctioneering
we were auctioneering
you were auctioneering
they were auctioneering
Past Perfect
I had auctioneered
you had auctioneered
he/she/it had auctioneered
we had auctioneered
you had auctioneered
they had auctioneered
Future
I will auctioneer
you will auctioneer
he/she/it will auctioneer
we will auctioneer
you will auctioneer
they will auctioneer
Future Perfect
I will have auctioneered
you will have auctioneered
he/she/it will have auctioneered
we will have auctioneered
you will have auctioneered
they will have auctioneered
Future Continuous
I will be auctioneering
you will be auctioneering
he/she/it will be auctioneering
we will be auctioneering
you will be auctioneering
they will be auctioneering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been auctioneering
you have been auctioneering
he/she/it has been auctioneering
we have been auctioneering
you have been auctioneering
they have been auctioneering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been auctioneering
you will have been auctioneering
he/she/it will have been auctioneering
we will have been auctioneering
you will have been auctioneering
they will have been auctioneering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been auctioneering
you had been auctioneering
he/she/it had been auctioneering
we had been auctioneering
you had been auctioneering
they had been auctioneering
Conditional
I would auctioneer
you would auctioneer
he/she/it would auctioneer
we would auctioneer
you would auctioneer
they would auctioneer
Past Conditional
I would have auctioneered
you would have auctioneered
he/she/it would have auctioneered
we would have auctioneered
you would have auctioneered
they would have auctioneered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.auctioneer - an agent who conducts an auctionauctioneer - an agent who conducts an auction  
broker, factor, agent - a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
Verb1.auctioneer - sell at an auctionauctioneer - sell at an auction      
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
sell - exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"
Translations
دَلاّل، مُناد في المَزَاد العَلَنِي
dražebník
auktionarius
árverésvezetõ
uppboîshaldari
açık artırmacımezatçı

auctioneer

[ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪəʳ] Nsubastador(a) m/f, rematador(a) m/f

auctioneer

[ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪər] ncommissaire-priseur/euse m/fauction house nsociété f de vente(s) aux enchèresauction room nsalle f des ventesauction sale nvente f aux enchères, enchères fplauction site n (on the Internet)site m de vente aux enchères, site m d'enchères en ligne

auctioneer

nAuktionator(in) m(f)

auctioneer

[ˌɔːkʃəˈnɪəʳ] nbanditore/trice

auction

(ˈoːkʃən) noun
a public sale in which each thing is sold to the person who offers the highest price. They held an auction; He sold the house by auction.
verb
to sell something in this way. He auctioned all his furniture before emigrating.
ˌauctioˈneer noun
a person who is in charge of selling things at an auction.
References in classic literature ?
A writer who intermixes great quantity of Greek and Latin with his works, deals by the ladies and fine gentlemen in the same paultry manner with which they are treated by the auctioneers, who often endeavour so to confound and mix up their lots, that, in order to purchase the commodity you want, you are obliged at the same time to purchase that which will do you no service.
It must be seen to be appreciated, as the auctioneers say.
I moved toward the bed, every nerve already aching with the foreknowledge of the pain that was to be dealt it, and sat down, while my amazed and angry soul dropped, gulf by gulf, into that horror of great darkness which is spoken of in the Bible, and which, as auctioneers say, must be experienced to be appreciated.
Sapsea,' observes Jasper, watching the auctioneer with a smile as the latter stretches out his legs before the fire, 'that you know the world.
Jasper has closed his eyes as the auctioneer has deepened his voice.
A longer pause, while the auctioneer redoubled his persuasions.
A heavy drag--the auctioneer persuaded, pleaded, implored--it was useless, everybody remained silent--
The conversation was here interrupted by a busy hum in the audience; and the auctioneer, a short, bustling, important fellow, elbowed his way into the crowd.
At last, when the competition had been prolonged for some time, the elephant captain and lady desisted from the race; and the hammer coming down, the auctioneer said:--"Mr.
I wouldn't make a downright lawyer o' the lad,--I should be sorry for him to be a raskill,--but a sort o' engineer, or a surveyor, or an auctioneer and vallyer, like Riley, or one o' them smartish businesses as are all profits and no outlay, only for a big watch-chain and a high stool.
From that day the hand that assisted the young man to start in life was never felt again in his career, except as to a single circumstance; it led him, poor and friendless, to the house of a Monsieur Leprince, formerly an auctioneer, a widower said to be extremely rich, and father of an only daughter.
While he pointed out the great alliances which his ancestors had formed, Philip amused himself by wondering whether Athelny was not the son of some tradesman in Winchester, auctioneer or coal-merchant, and whether a similarity of surname was not his only connection with the ancient family whose tree he was displaying.