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trad·er

 (trā′dər)
n.
1. One that trades; a dealer: a gold trader; a trader in bonds.
2. Nautical A ship employed in foreign trade.

trader

(ˈtreɪdə)
n
1. (Commerce) a person who engages in trade; dealer; merchant
2. (Nautical Terms) a vessel regularly employed in foreign or coastal trade
3. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange US a member who operates mainly on his or her own account rather than for customers' accounts
ˈtraderˌship n

trad•er

(ˈtreɪ dər)

n.
1. a merchant or businessperson.
2. a ship used in trade, esp. foreign trade.
3. a member of a stock exchange trading privately.
[1575–85]
trad′er•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be soldtrader - 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

trader

noun dealer, marketer, buyer, broker, supplier, merchant, seller, purveyor, merchandiser traders at the Stock Exchange

trader

noun
A person engaged in buying and selling:
Translations
تاجِر
-iceobchodník
handelsmand
kaupmaîur
trgovec

trader

[ˈtreɪdəʳ] Ncomerciante mf, negociante mf; (= street trader) → vendedor(a) m/f ambulante (Hist) → mercader m

trader

[ˈtreɪdər] ncommerçant(e) m/f, négociant(e) m/ftrade route nroute f de commercetrade secret nsecret m de fabrication

trader

n
(= person)Händler(in) m(f)
(= ship)Handelsschiff nt

trader

[ˈtreɪdəʳ] ncommerciante m/f

trade

(treid) noun
1. the buying and selling of goods. Japan does a lot of trade with Britain.
2. (a) business, occupation, or job. He's in the jewellery trade.
verb
1. (often with in or with) to buy and sell. They made a lot of money by trading; They trade in fruit and vegetables.
2. to exchange. I traded my watch for a bicycle.
ˈtrader noun
a person who trades.
ˈtrademark, ˈtradename nouns
an officially registered mark or name belonging to a particular company, and not to be used by anyone else, that is put on all goods made by the company.
ˈtradesman (ˈtreidz-) noun
1. a shopkeeper.
2. a workman in a skilled job. My husband cannot mend the television-set – I'll have to send for a tradesman.
trade(s) union
a group of workers of the same trade who join together to bargain with employers for fair wages, better working conditions etc.
trade(s) unionist a member of a trade(s) union (noun trade(s) unionism
).
trade wind
a wind that blows towards the equator (from the north-east and south-east).
trade in to give (something) as part-payment for something else: We decided to trade in our old car and get a new one ( noun ˈtrade-in)
References in classic literature ?
The trader sighed contemplatively, and poured out some more brandy.
The trader in charge of them rode a horse and carried a whip with a short handle and a long heavy lash divided into several knotted tails at the end.
Marsh, Company B, Seventh Cavalry; also the Chaplain, who is always kind and pleasant to me, because I kicked the lungs out of a trader once.
But I noticed dey wuz a nigger trader roun' de place considable lately, en I begin to git oneasy.
Oh dear, dear, he will live to find me out and sell me to some nigger trader yet--yes, and he would do it in a minute.
The husband was come home, then; and the two together put her aboard a small trader bound to Leghorn, and from that to France.
The trader was summoned to the palace and the daroga of Mazenderan was told to question him.
And so saying, he charged with levelled lance against the one who had spoken, with such fury and fierceness that, if luck had not contrived that Rocinante should stumble midway and come down, it would have gone hard with the rash trader.
Exorbitant duties on imported articles would beget a general spirit of smuggling; which is always prejudicial to the fair trader, and eventually to the revenue itself: they tend to render other classes of the community tributary, in an improper degree, to the manufacturing classes, to whom they give a premature monopoly of the markets; they sometimes force industry out of its more natural channels into others in which it flows with less advantage; and in the last place, they oppress the merchant, who is often obliged to pay them himself without any retribution from the consumer.
He is a trader who has lost his way in the jungle to the south.
There was also a trader, returning from Portland to the upper part of Vermont; and a fair young girl, with a very faint bloom like one of those pale and delicate flowers which sometimes occur among alpine cliffs.
The constant study of the rival bands is to forestall and outwit each other; to supplant each other in the good will and custom of the Indian tribes; to cross each other's plans; to mislead each other as to routes; in a word, next to his own advantage, the study of the Indian trader is the disadvantage of his competitor.