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bar·gain

 (bär′gĭn)
n.
1. An agreement between parties fixing obligations that each promises to carry out. See Synonyms at agreement.
2.
a. An agreement establishing the terms of a sale or exchange of goods or services: reached a bargain with the antique dealer over the lamp.
b. Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
3. Something offered or acquired at a price advantageous to the buyer: That silk dress is a bargain at that price.
v. bar·gained, bar·gain·ing, bar·gains
v.intr.
1. To negotiate the terms of an agreement, as to sell or exchange.
2. To engage in collective bargaining.
3. To arrive at an agreement.
v.tr.
To exchange; trade: bargained my watch for a meal.
Phrasal Verb:
bargain for (or on)
To count on; expect: "I never bargained for this tearing feeling inside me" (Anne Tyler).
Idiom:
into/in the bargain
Over and above what is expected; in addition.

[Middle English, from Old French bargaigne, haggling, from bargaignier, to haggle, of Germanic origin; see bhergh- in Indo-European roots.]

bar′gain·er n.

bargain

(ˈbɑːɡɪn)
n
1. (Commerce) an agreement or contract establishing what each party will give, receive, or perform in a transaction between them
2. (Commerce) something acquired or received in such an agreement
3. (Commerce)
a. something bought or offered at a low price: a bargain at an auction.
b. (as modifier): a bargain price.
4. into the bargain US in the bargain in excess of what has been stipulated; besides
5. (Commerce) make a bargain strike a bargain to agree on terms
vb
6. (Commerce) (intr) to negotiate the terms of an agreement, transaction, etc
7. (Commerce) (tr) to exchange, as in a bargain
8. to arrive at (an agreement or settlement)
[C14: from Old French bargaigne, from bargaignier to trade, of Germanic origin; compare Medieval Latin barcāniāre to trade, Old English borgian to borrow]
ˈbargainer n
ˈbargaining n, adj

bar•gain

(ˈbɑr gən)
n.
1. an advantageous purchase, esp. one acquired at less than the usual cost.
2. an agreement between parties settling what each shall do, give, receive, etc., in a transaction.
3. such an agreement as affecting one of the parties: a losing bargain.
4. something acquired by bargaining.
v.i.
5. to discuss the terms of a bargain; negotiate; haggle.
6. to conclude a bargain.
v.t.
7. to arrange by bargain; negotiate.
8. to anticipate as likely to occur; expect (usu. fol. by a clause): I'll bargain that he's our next supervisor.
9. bargain for or on, to expect; anticipate: I never bargained on a 12-hour day.
Idioms:
in or into the bargain, besides.
[1300–50; Middle English (v.) < Anglo-French, Old French bargai(g)ner, probably < Frankish]
bar′gain•er, n.

bargain


Past participle: bargained
Gerund: bargaining

Imperative
bargain
bargain
Present
I bargain
you bargain
he/she/it bargains
we bargain
you bargain
they bargain
Preterite
I bargained
you bargained
he/she/it bargained
we bargained
you bargained
they bargained
Present Continuous
I am bargaining
you are bargaining
he/she/it is bargaining
we are bargaining
you are bargaining
they are bargaining
Present Perfect
I have bargained
you have bargained
he/she/it has bargained
we have bargained
you have bargained
they have bargained
Past Continuous
I was bargaining
you were bargaining
he/she/it was bargaining
we were bargaining
you were bargaining
they were bargaining
Past Perfect
I had bargained
you had bargained
he/she/it had bargained
we had bargained
you had bargained
they had bargained
Future
I will bargain
you will bargain
he/she/it will bargain
we will bargain
you will bargain
they will bargain
Future Perfect
I will have bargained
you will have bargained
he/she/it will have bargained
we will have bargained
you will have bargained
they will have bargained
Future Continuous
I will be bargaining
you will be bargaining
he/she/it will be bargaining
we will be bargaining
you will be bargaining
they will be bargaining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bargaining
you have been bargaining
he/she/it has been bargaining
we have been bargaining
you have been bargaining
they have been bargaining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bargaining
you will have been bargaining
he/she/it will have been bargaining
we will have been bargaining
you will have been bargaining
they will have been bargaining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bargaining
you had been bargaining
he/she/it had been bargaining
we had been bargaining
you had been bargaining
they had been bargaining
Conditional
I would bargain
you would bargain
he/she/it would bargain
we would bargain
you would bargain
they would bargain
Past Conditional
I would have bargained
you would have bargained
he/she/it would have bargained
we would have bargained
you would have bargained
they would have bargained
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bargain - an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of eachbargain - an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
2.bargain - an advantageous purchasebargain - an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
purchase - something acquired by purchase
song - a very small sum; "he bought it for a song"
travel bargain - a bargain rate for travellers on commercial routes (usually air routes)
Verb1.bargain - negotiate the terms of an exchangebargain - negotiate the terms of an exchange; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"
negotiate, talk terms, negociate - discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"
chaffer, haggle, higgle, huckster - wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.); "Let's not haggle over a few dollars"
2.bargain - come to termsbargain - come to terms; arrive at an agreement
agree - consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"

bargain

noun
1. good buy, discount purchase, good deal, good value, steal (informal), snip (informal), giveaway, cheap purchase At this price the wine is a bargain.
2. agreement, deal (informal), understanding, promise, contract, negotiation, arrangement, settlement, treaty, pledge, convention, transaction, engagement, pact, compact, covenant, stipulation The treaty was based on a bargain between the governments.
verb
1. haggle, deal, sell, trade, traffic, barter, drive a hard bargain Shop in small local markets and don't be afraid to bargain.
2. negotiate, deal, contract, mediate, covenant, stipulate, arbitrate, transact, cut a deal They prefer to bargain with individual clients, for cash.
bargain for or on something anticipate, expect, look for, imagine, predict, plan for, forecast, hope for, contemplate, be prepared for, foresee, foretell, count upon The effects of this policy were more than they had bargained for. He didn't bargain on an undercover investigation.
into the bargain too, also, further, in addition, as well, moreover, besides, furthermore, what's more She is rich. Now you say she is a beauty into the bargain.

bargain

noun
1. An act or state of agreeing between parties regarding a course of action:
2. An agreement, especially one involving a sale or exchange:
3. Something offered or bought at a low price:
Informal: buy, deal.
Slang: steal.
verb
1. To argue about the terms, as of a sale:
2. To enter into a formal agreement:
phrasal verb
bargain for or on
To look forward to confidently:
Informal: figure on.
Translations
إتّفاق عَلى بَيْع وَشِراءصَفْقَةمُساوَمه، صَفْقَه رابِحه، شَرْوَهيُساوِم
výhodná koupěvyjednávatdohodaujednání
godt købhandleaftaleforhandlefund
sopimus
pogodna kupnja
alkusziküzletkötés
kjarakaupprúttasamkomulag
売買契約
거래 계약
derėtispigus pirkinyssandėrissėkmingas pirkinys
darījumsizdevīgs darījumsizdevīgs/lēts pirkumskaulētiesnoslēgt darījumu
dobrá kúpadohovordohovoriť sa
barantatidobra kupčijakupčija
fynd
การต่อรอง
món hàng hời

bargain

[ˈbɑːgɪn]
A. N
1. (= agreement) → trato m; (= transaction) → negocio m; (= advantageous deal) → negocio m ventajoso
it's a bargain!¡trato hecho!, ¡de acuerdo!
into the bargain (fig) → para colmo
you drive a hard bargainsabes regatear
to make or strike a bargaincerrar un trato
I'll make a bargain with youhagamos un trato
2. (= cheap thing) → ganga f
bargains (Comm) → artículos mpl de ocasión, oportunidades fpl
it's a real bargaines una verdadera ganga
B. VI
1. (= negotiate) → negociar (about, for, with sobre para obtener con)
2. (= haggle) → regatear
C. CPDde ocasión
bargain basement, bargain counter Nsección f de ofertas or oportunidades
bargain hunter Ncazador(a) m/f de ofertas or oportunidades
she's a real bargain huntersiempre va a la caza de ofertas or oportunidades
bargain hunting Ncaza f de ofertas or oportunidades
to go bargain huntingir en busca de gangas
I enjoy bargain huntingme gusta ir de rebajas
bargain offer Noferta f especial
bargain price Nprecio m de ganga
bargain sale Nsaldo m
bargain for VI + PREP I wasn't bargaining for thatyo no contaba con eso
he got more than he bargained forresultó peor de lo que esperaba
bargain on VI + PREP (= count on) → contar con

bargain

[ˈbɑːrgɪn]
n
(= deal) → marché m
to make a bargain → faire un marché
to drive a hard bargain → faire le difficile(la)
into the bargain (= as well) → par-dessus le marché
to keep one's side of the bargain → tenir ses engagements
(= good buy) → affaire f
It was a bargain! → C'était une affaire!
They were a bargain! → C'était une affaire!
Those shoes were a bargain! → Ces chaussures étaient une (bonne) affaire!
vi
(= haggle) → marchander
(= negotiate) → négocier, traiter
to bargain with sb → négocier avec qn, traiter avec qn
modif (= cheap) [price, rate] → avantageux/euse; [goods, holiday, flight, fare] → à des prix avantageux
a bargain buy → une affaire
bargain for
vt fus
(= negotiate) → négocier
(= expect)
He got more than he bargained for! → Il n'en attendait pas tant!
The effects of this policy were more than the government had bargained for → Le gouvernement n'en attendait pas tant des effets de cette politique.
bargain on
vt fus (= expect) → s'attendre à
to bargain on sth happening → s'attendre à ce que qch arrive
to bargain on sb doing sth, to bargain on sb's doing sth → s'attendre à ce que qn fasse qchbargain basement bargain-basement
modif (= cheap) [prices, rates] → de bazar

bargain

n
(= transaction)Handel m, → Geschäft nt; to make or strike a bargainsich einigen; they are not prepared to make a bargainsie wollen nicht mit sich handeln lassen; I’ll make a bargain with you, if you …ich mache Ihnen ein Angebot, wenn Sie …; to keep one’s side of the bargainsich an die Abmachung halten; it’s a bargain!abgemacht!, einverstanden!; you drive a hard bargainSie stellen ja harte Forderungen!; to offer somebody a good bargainjdm ein gutes Angebot machen; then it started raining into the bargain (Brit) or in the bargain (US) → dann hat es (obendrein) auch noch angefangen zu regnen; and she was rich into the bargain (Brit) or in the bargain (US) → und außerdem war sie reich; to get the worst/best of the bargainden schlechteren/besseren Teil erwischen
(= cheap offer)günstiges Angebot, Sonderangebot nt; (= thing bought)Gelegenheitskauf m; this jacket is a good bargaindiese Jacke ist wirklich günstig; a great bargainein echtes Schnäppchen (inf); what a bargain!das ist aber günstig!
vihandeln (for um); (in negotiations) → verhandeln; the traders are not prepared to bargaindie Ladenbesitzer lassen nicht mit sich handeln

bargain

:
bargain basement
n Untergeschoss eines Kaufhauses mit Sonderangeboten
bargain buy
nPreisschlager m (inf); that’s a real bargaindas ist wirklich günstig
bargain counter
nSonder(angebots)tisch m

bargain

:
bargain hunter
nSchnäppchenjäger(in) pl (inf); the bargainsLeute plauf der Jagd nach Sonderangeboten
bargain-hunting
nJagd fnach Sonderangeboten; to go bargainauf Schnäppchenjagd gehen (inf)

bargain

:
bargain offer
bargain price
nSonderpreis m; at a bargainzum Sonderpreis
bargain rates
plSonderpreise pl
bargain sale
nAusverkauf m

bargain

[ˈbɑːgɪn]
1. n
a. (transaction) → affare m
to make a bargain with sb → fare un patto con qn (business) → concludere un affare con qn
it's a bargain! → affare fatto!
you drive a hard bargain → lei mi pone delle condizioni difficili
into the bargain (fig) → per giunta, per di più
b. (cheap thing) → affare m, occasione f; (in sales) → occasione
to get a bargain → fare un affare
it's a (real) bargain → è un affarone, è un'occasione
2. vi (negotiate) → contrattare; (haggle) → tirare sul prezzo
bargain for vi + prep (fam) to bargain for sthaspettarsi qc
he got more than he bargained for → non si aspettava quello che è successo

bargain

(ˈbaːgin) noun
1. something bought cheaply and giving good value for money. This carpet was a real bargain.
2. an agreement made between people. I'll make a bargain with you.
verb
to argue about or discuss a price etc. I bargained with him and finally got the price down.
bargain for
to expect or take into consideration. I didn't bargain for everyone arriving at once.

bargain

صَفْقَة výhodná koupě godt køb Handel ευκαιρία ganga sopimus bonne affaire pogodna kupnja affare 売買契約 거래 계약 koopje kupp dobicie targu pechincha выгодная покупка fynd การต่อรอง kelepir món hàng hời 便宜货
References in classic literature ?
What happy times they had planning together, what solemn shopping excursions, what funny mistakes they made, and what shouts of laughter arose over Laurie's ridiculous bargains.
She had seen some beautiful patterns, veritable bargains in the shop windows.
It might have been fancied, indeed, that she expected to minister to the wants of the community unseen, like a disembodied divinity or enchantress, holding forth her bargains to the reverential and awe-stricken purchaser in an invisible hand.
The houses lay to the south, about a mile and a half from the yards; they were wonderful bargains, the gentleman had assured them-- personally, and for their own good.
She had a turn for traffic, and a marked propensity for saving; shown not only in the vending of eggs and chickens, but also in driving hard bargains with the gardener about flower-roots, seeds, and slips of plants; that functionary having orders from Mrs.
You know I'm a jewel for 'ticing people into bargains.
Hence they often throw away capital bargains in their first season, and are compelled to offer themselves at greatly reduced prices subsequently,when their attractions begin to stale.
We went from island to island, often making excellent bargains, until one day we landed at a spot which, though covered with fruit trees and abounding in springs of excellent water, appeared to possess neither houses nor people.
The marriages are in short no more than bargains, made with this proviso, that when any discontent shall arise on either side, they may separate, and marry whom they please, each taking back what they brought with them.
And she has laid in a remarkable assortment of bargains.
What with telling the news for the public good, and driving bargains for his own, Dominicus was so much delayed on the road that he chose to put up at a tavern, about five miles short of Parker's Falls.
Donnithorne himself, for that gentleman had the meanness to receive his own rents and make bargains about his own timber.