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deal·er

 (dē′lər)
n.
1. One that is engaged in buying and selling: a used-car dealer; a drug dealer.
2. Games The one who distributes cards.

dealer

(ˈdiːlə)
n
1. (Commerce) a person or firm engaged in commercial purchase and sale; trader: a car dealer.
2. (Card Games) cards the person who distributes the cards
3. (Commerce) slang a person who sells illegal drugs
ˈdealerˌship n

deal•er

(ˈdi lər)

n.
1. a trader or merchant, esp. a wholesaler.
2. the player distributing the cards in a card game.
3. a person who behaves or acts toward another or others in a specified manner: a plain dealer.
4. Slang. a person who buys and sells drugs illegally.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dealer - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be solddealer - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
art dealer - a dealer in works of art requiring esthetic evaluation
barterer - a trader who exchanges goods and not money
bibliopole, bibliopolist - a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books)
cheesemonger - someone who sells cheese
barrow-boy, barrow-man, costermonger - a hawker of fruit and vegetables from a barrow
cutler - a dealer in cutlery
draper - a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials (and sometimes in clothing and drygoods)
fence - a dealer in stolen property
fishmonger, fishwife - someone who sells fish
horse trader - a hard bargainer
hardwareman, ironmonger - someone who sells hardware; "in England they call a hardwareman an ironmonger"
mercer - a dealer in textiles (especially silks)
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
seedman, seedsman - a dealer in seeds
slopseller, slop-seller - a dealer in cheap ready-made clothing
stamp dealer - a dealer in stamps (whose customers are stamp collectors)
stock trader - someone who buys and sells stock shares
2.dealer - a firm engaged in trading
business firm, firm, house - the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house"
car dealer - a firm that sells and buys cars
computer dealer - a firm that sells and buys computers
jewelry dealer, jewelry store - a firm that sells and buys jewelry
truck dealer - a firm that sells and buys trucks
3.dealer - a seller of illicit goods; "a dealer in stolen goods"
drug dealer, drug peddler, drug trafficker, peddler, pusher - an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
marketer, seller, trafficker, vender, vendor - someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
4.dealer - the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
broker-dealer - a financial specialist who trades for his own account and so acts both as a broker and principal
financier, moneyman - a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
5.dealer - the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game
card player - someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games

dealer

noun
2. pusher, runner, doper (slang), hawker, peddler He was a drug dealer with a dangerous reputation.

dealer

noun
1. A person engaged in buying and selling:
2. A person who sells narcotics illegally:
Slang: pusher.
Translations
اللاعِب المُوَزِّع لأوراق اللعِبتَاجِرتاجِر، بائِع
obchodníkrozdavač karet
forhandlergiverhandlende
jakajajälleenmyyjäkauppias
prodavač
dealerosztó
kaupmaîur, höndlarisá sem gefur
ディーラー
상인
dilerdilerkahandlarzrozdającarozdający
rozdávajúci
prekupčevalectrgovec
handlare
ผู้ทำธุรกิจ
satıcıtüccarkağıt dağıtan kimse
người buôn bán

dealer

[ˈdiːləʳ] N
1. (Comm) → comerciante mf (in de) (in cattle, horses) → tratante mf (in de) (= retailer) (gen) → distribuidor(a) m/f, proveedor(a) m/f; (in cars) → concesionario/a m/f
your local Honda dealersu concesionario Honda más próximo
he's a dealer in stolen goodses comerciante de mercancías robadas
a major London currency dealerun importante agente de cambio londinense
he's a property/second-hand car dealerse dedica a la compraventa de propiedades/coches de segunda mano
see also antique C
see also arm 2 D
see also drug C
see also scrap C
2. (Cards) → repartidor(a) m/f de cartas
the dealer gave him a nineel que repartía le dio un nueve

dealer

[ˈdiːlər] n
(also drug dealer) → dealer/euse m/f, revendeur/euse m/f de drogue
(= person who buys and sells pictures, antiques, shares) → marchand(e) m/f
an antique dealer → un(e) marchand(e) d'antiquités
a dealer in shares → un(e) marchand(e) de titres

dealer

n
(Comm) → Händler(in) m(f); (= wholesaler)Großhändler(in) m(f); a dealer in fursein Pelzhändler
(in drugs) → Dealer(in) m(f) (inf)
(Cards) → Kartengeber m

dealer

[ˈdiːləʳ] n
a. (Comm) dealer (in)commerciante m/f (di)
an antique dealer → un(a) antiquario/a
b. (also drug dealer) → spacciatore/trice
c. (Cards) → chi fa or dà le carte

deal

(diːl) noun
1. a bargain or arrangement. a business deal.
2. the act of dividing cards among players in a card game.
verbpast tense, past participle dealt (delt)
1. to do business, especially to buy and sell. I think he deals in stocks and shares.
2. to distribute (cards).
ˈdealer noun
1. a person who buys and sells. a dealer in antiques.
2. the person who distributes the cards in a card game.
ˈdealing noun
(usually in plural) contact (often in business), bargaining, agreement etc made (between two or more people or groups). fair/honest dealing; dealing on the Stock Market; I have no dealings with him.
deal with
1. to be concerned with. This book deals with methods of teaching English.
2. to take action about, especially in order to solve a problem, get rid of a person, complete a piece of business etc. She deals with all the inquiries.
a good deal / a great deal
much or a lot. They made a good deal of noise; She spent a great deal of money on it.

dealer

تَاجِر obchodník forhandler Händler αντιπρόσωπος comerciante, tratante kauppias marchand prodavač rivenditore ディーラー 상인 dealer forhandler handlarz negociante торговец handlare ผู้ทำธุรกิจ satıcı người buôn bán 经销商
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She saw no one but a picture dealer, who asked her if it were true that she was going abroad to study in Paris.
The young Mohican bent over the track, and removing the scattered leaves from around the place, he examined it with much of that sort of scrutiny that a money dealer, in these days of pecuniary doubts, would bestow on a suspected due- bill.
After my breaking in," she said, "I was bought by a dealer to match another chestnut horse.
They were removed; then there was a squabble between the gentleman and the dealer as to which should pay the blacksmith.
O, how accursed is that system, which entombs the godlike mind of man, defaces the divine image, reduces those who by crea- tion were crowned with glory and honor to a level with four-footed beasts, and exalts the dealer in hu- man flesh above all that is called God
His earnings in his native town, where he worked for a wholesale dealer, had been after a lower rate; he had been paid weekly, and of his weekly earnings a large proportion had gone to objects of piety and charity.
Some people prize uncut copies of old editions; a dealer gave me three hundred and fifty pounds for a lot of them.
They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore seldom fail to punish it with death; for they allege, that care and vigilance, with a very common understanding, may preserve a man's goods from thieves, but honesty has no defence against superior cunning; and, since it is necessary that there should be a perpetual intercourse of buying and selling, and dealing upon credit, where fraud is permitted and connived at, or has no law to punish it, the honest dealer is always undone, and the knave gets the advantage.
A dealer in furs, returning to Samarkand from Nijni-Novgorod, told of the marvels which he had seen performed in Erik's tent.
At length, early one morning, while Khacan was on his way to the king's palace, a dealer, throwing himself in his way, announced eagerly that a Persian merchant, arrived late the previous evening, had a slave to sell whose wit and wisdom were equal to her incomparable beauty.
As soon as this case was disposed of, there came into court a woman holding on with a tight grip to a man dressed like a well-to-do cattle dealer, and she came forward making a great outcry and exclaiming, "Justice, senor governor, justice
It was only after a long search that Passepartout discovered a native dealer in old clothes, to whom he applied for an exchange.