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re·tail

 (rē′tāl′)
n.
The sale of goods or commodities in small quantities directly to consumers.
adj.
Of, relating to, or engaged in the sale of goods or commodities at retail.
adv.
1. In retail quantities.
2. At a retail price.
v. re·tailed, re·tail·ing, re·tails
v.tr.
1. To sell in small quantities directly to consumers.
2. (also rĭ-tāl′) To tell or repeat (gossip or stories, for example) to others.
v.intr.
To sell at retail.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, variant of Old French, piece cut off, from retaillier, to cut up : re-, re- + tailler, to cut; see tailor.]

re′tail′er n.

retail

(ˈriːteɪl)
n
(Commerce) the sale of goods individually or in small quantities to consumers. Compare wholesale1
adj
(Commerce) of, relating to, or engaged in such selling: retail prices.
adv
(Commerce) in small amounts or at a retail price
vb
1. (Commerce) to sell or be sold in small quantities to consumers
2. (tr) to relate (gossip, scandal, etc) in detail, esp persistently
[C14: from Old French retaillier to cut off, from re- + taillier to cut; see tailor]
ˈretailer n

re•tail

(ˈri teɪl for 1-4,6,7; rɪˈteɪl for 5 )

n.
1. the sale of goods to ultimate consumers, usu. in small quantities (opposed to wholesale).
adj.
2. pertaining to, connected with, or engaged in sale at retail.
adv.
3. in a retail quantity or at a retail price.
v.t.
4. to sell at retail; sell directly to the consumer.
5. to relate or repeat in detail to others: to retail scandal.
v.i.
6. to be sold at retail.
[1375–1425; (n.) late Middle English < Anglo-French: a cutting, derivative of retailler to cut =re- re- + tailler to cut (see tail2); (v.) Middle English retailen < Old French retailler]
re′tail•er, n.

retail


Past participle: retailed
Gerund: retailing

Imperative
retail
retail
Present
I retail
you retail
he/she/it retails
we retail
you retail
they retail
Preterite
I retailed
you retailed
he/she/it retailed
we retailed
you retailed
they retailed
Present Continuous
I am retailing
you are retailing
he/she/it is retailing
we are retailing
you are retailing
they are retailing
Present Perfect
I have retailed
you have retailed
he/she/it has retailed
we have retailed
you have retailed
they have retailed
Past Continuous
I was retailing
you were retailing
he/she/it was retailing
we were retailing
you were retailing
they were retailing
Past Perfect
I had retailed
you had retailed
he/she/it had retailed
we had retailed
you had retailed
they had retailed
Future
I will retail
you will retail
he/she/it will retail
we will retail
you will retail
they will retail
Future Perfect
I will have retailed
you will have retailed
he/she/it will have retailed
we will have retailed
you will have retailed
they will have retailed
Future Continuous
I will be retailing
you will be retailing
he/she/it will be retailing
we will be retailing
you will be retailing
they will be retailing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been retailing
you have been retailing
he/she/it has been retailing
we have been retailing
you have been retailing
they have been retailing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been retailing
you will have been retailing
he/she/it will have been retailing
we will have been retailing
you will have been retailing
they will have been retailing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been retailing
you had been retailing
he/she/it had been retailing
we had been retailing
you had been retailing
they had been retailing
Conditional
I would retail
you would retail
he/she/it would retail
we would retail
you would retail
they would retail
Past Conditional
I would have retailed
you would have retailed
he/she/it would have retailed
we would have retailed
you would have retailed
they would have retailed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retail - the selling of goods to consumersretail - the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale
marketing, merchandising, selling - the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
wholesale - the selling of goods to merchants; usually in large quantities for resale to consumers
Verb1.retail - be sold at the retail level; "These gems retail at thousands of dollars each"
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
retail - sell on the retail market
sell - be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books sell like hot cakes"
2.retail - sell on the retail market
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"
retail - be sold at the retail level; "These gems retail at thousands of dollars each"
wholesale - sell in large quantities
Adv.1.retail - at a retail price; "I'll sell it to you retail only"
wholesale - at a wholesale price; "I can sell it to you wholesale"

retail

verb
To offer for sale:
Translations
بِسِعْر المُفَرَّقبَيْعٌ بِالتَّجْزِئَةبَيْع بالمُفَرَّقيَبيعُ بِالتَّجْزِئَة
maloobchodmaloobchodníprodávat seprodávat v malém
sælgedetail-detailhandel
olla hintanavähittäiskauppa
maloprodajaprodavati
kicsiben eladkiskereskedõi
smásalasmásölu-
小売り小売りする
소매소매하다
mažmenininkasmažmeninispardavinėti mažmenomis/mažmenine kainaprekiautojas mažmenomis
mazumtirdzniecības-pārdot mazumā
maloobchodmaloobchodný
detaljhandel
การขายปลีกขายปลีก
bán lẻsự bán lẻ

retail

[ˈriːteɪl]
A. Nventa f al por menor, venta f al detalle
B. ADV to buy/sell sth retailcomprar/vender algo al por menor, comprar/vender algo al detalle
C. VT
2. [+ gossip] → repetir; [+ story] → contar
D. VI (Comm) to retail attener precio de venta al público de
E. CPD retail business Ncomercio m al por menor, comercio m al detalle
retail dealer Ncomerciante mf al por menor, detallista mf
retail outlet Npunto m de venta al por menor, punto m de venta al detalle
retail park N zona de hipermercados
retail price Nprecio m de venta al público
retail price index Níndice m de precios al consumo
retail sales NPLventas fpl al detalle
retail trade Ncomercio m al por menor, comercio m detallista
retail trader N = retail dealer

retail

[ˈriːteɪl]
n (= business) → commerce m de détail
modif [trade, sales, store] → de détail
He's in the retail trade → Il est dans le commerce de détail. retail group, retail business
[riːˈteɪl] vtvendre
vi
to retail at 10 dollars → se vendre au détail à 10 dollars
adv [buy, sell] → au détailretail business ncommerce m de détail

retail

nEinzelhandel m, → Kleinhandel m, → Detailhandel m (dated); retail and wholesaleEinzel- und Großhandel m; to sell something by retailetw im Einzelhandel verkaufen
vt
(= sell) goodsim Einzel- or Kleinhandel or en detail (dated)verkaufen
(fig) gossipweitererzählen
vi (goods) to retail at …im Einzelhandelkosten
advim Einzelhandel; to sell retailim Einzelhandel or en detail (dated)verkaufen

retail

in cpdsEinzelhandels-;
retail banking
nBankgeschäft nt
retail business
nEinzel- or Kleinhandel m; (= shop)Einzelhandelsgeschäft nt
retail chain
nEinzelhandelskette f
retail dealer
nEinzelhändler(in) m(f), → Detailhändler(in) m(f) (dated)

retail

:
retail outlet
nEinzelhandelsverkaufsstelle f
retail park
retail price
retail price index
nEinzelhandelspreisindex m
retail sales
plEinzelhandelsumsatz m
retail trade
nEinzelhandel m

retail

[ˈriːˌteɪl]
1. adj (price, trade) → al dettaglio, al minuto
2. adval dettaglio, al minuto
3. vt (Comm) → vendere al minuto or al dettaglio; (gossip) → riferire
4. vi (Comm) to retail atessere in vendita al pubblico al prezzo di

retail

(ˈriːteil) verb
to sell (goods) (usually in small quantities) to the person who is going to use them (rather than to someone who is going to sell them to someone else).
adjective
relating to the sale of goods in this way. a retail price.
ˈretailer noun
a person who sells goods retail; a shopkeeper.

retail

بَيْعٌ بِالتَّجْزِئَة, يَبيعُ بِالتَّجْزِئَة maloobchod, prodávat se detailhandel, sælge Einzelhandel, im Einzelhandel verkaufen λιανικό εμπόριο, πουλώ λιανικά vender al por menor, venta al por menor olla hintana, vähittäiskauppa vendre, vente au détail maloprodaja, prodavati vendere al dettaglio, vendita al dettaglio 小売り, 小売りする 소매, 소매하다 detailhandel, in het klein verkopen detaljhandel, gjengi sprzedać detalicznie, sprzedaż detaliczna retalho, varejo, vender a retalho, vender a varejo продавать в розницу, розница detaljhandel การขายปลีก, ขายปลีก perakende, perakende satmak bán lẻ, sự bán lẻ 零售
References in classic literature ?
In those days the Standard Oil Company did not deliver oil to the consumer in big wagons and motor trucks as it does now, but delivered instead to retail grocers, hardware stores, and the like.
Thomas, though she was I retail trade,' was permitted to see them and to `get ideas.
The man of root-beer came, in his neatly painted wagon, with a couple of dozen full bottles, to be exchanged for empty ones; the baker, with a lot of crackers which Hepzibah had ordered for her retail custom; the butcher, with a nice titbit which he fancied she would be eager to secure for Clifford.
These preparations happily completed, I bought a little dessert in Covent Garden Market, and gave a rather extensive order at a retail wine-merchant's in that vicinity.
And when Mr John Dormouse was complained to, he stayed in bed, and would say nothing but "very snug;" which is not the way to carry on a retail business
As the cab drew up before the address indicated, the fog lifted a little and showed him a dingy street, a gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in the doorways, and many women of many different nationalities passing out, key in hand, to have a morning glass; and the next moment the fog settled down again upon that part, as brown as umber, and cut him off from his blackguardly surroundings.
I have already told you that we do not sell at retail.
Phillips a very attentive listener, whose opinion of his consequence increased with what she heard, and who was resolving to retail it all among her neighbours as soon as she could.
English public opinion, that is to say, tries to constrain and impede and warp the man who makes things that are beautiful in effect, and compels the journalist to retail things that are ugly, or disgusting, or revolting in fact, so that we have the most serious journalists in the world, and the most indecent newspapers.
The splendid chandeliers and lustres of the drawing-room were lighted for the same reason as the lamps in the glittering retail stores of Broadway; and the brilliant effect of the taste of the young ladies was intended much like the nightly lustre of the lottery- offices, to tempt adventurers to try their chances.
Not having been actually present on this occasion, should I proceed to relate ALL that passed, or that I fancied passed, it would be degrading myself to the level of those newspapers which are in the habit of retailing private conversations, and which, like most small dealers in such things, never retail fairly.
In the course of my next lesson, I made a report of the other devoirs, dealing out praise and blame in very small retail parcels, according to my custom, for there was no use in blaming severely, and high encomiums were rarely merited.