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bro·ker

 (brō′kər)
n.
1. One that acts as an agent for others, as in negotiating contracts, purchases, or sales in return for a fee or commission.
2. A stockbroker.
3. A power broker.
tr.v. bro·kered, bro·ker·ing, bro·kers
To arrange or manage as a broker: broker an agreement among opposing factions.

[Middle English brokour, from Anglo-Norman brocour, abrocour; akin to Spanish alboroque, ceremonial gift at conclusion of business deal, from Arabic al-barka, the blessing, colloquial variant of al-baraka : al-, the + baraka, blessing, divine favor (from bāraka, to bless; see brk in Semitic roots).]

broker

(ˈbrəʊkə)
n
1. (Stock Exchange) an agent who, acting on behalf of a principal, buys or sells goods, securities, etc, in return for a commission: insurance broker.
2. (Stock Exchange) (formerly) short for stockbroker
3. (Professions) a dealer in second-hand goods
vb
(Stock Exchange) to act as a broker (in)
[C14: from Anglo-French brocour broacher (of casks, hence, one who sells, agent), from Old Northern French broquier to tap a cask, from broque tap of a cask; see broach1]

bro•ker

(ˈbroʊ kər)
n.
1. an agent who buys or sells for a principal on a commission basis.
2. a person who acts as an intermediary in arranging marriages, negotiating agreements, etc.
v.t.
4. to act as a broker for: to broker the sale of a house.
5. to negotiate, arrange, or manipulate as a broker: a presidential nomination brokered by party pros; a brokered political convention.
v.i.
6. to act as a broker.
[1350–1400; Middle English broco(u)r < Anglo-French broco(u)r, abrocour middleman]
bro′ker•ship`, n.

broker

- Originally, a broker or brokour bought wine cheaply in quantity and sold it at a profit; broker came to mean any retailer who did this, or a middleman/agent.
See also related terms for profit.

broker


Past participle: brokered
Gerund: brokering

Imperative
broker
broker
Present
I broker
you broker
he/she/it brokers
we broker
you broker
they broker
Preterite
I brokered
you brokered
he/she/it brokered
we brokered
you brokered
they brokered
Present Continuous
I am brokering
you are brokering
he/she/it is brokering
we are brokering
you are brokering
they are brokering
Present Perfect
I have brokered
you have brokered
he/she/it has brokered
we have brokered
you have brokered
they have brokered
Past Continuous
I was brokering
you were brokering
he/she/it was brokering
we were brokering
you were brokering
they were brokering
Past Perfect
I had brokered
you had brokered
he/she/it had brokered
we had brokered
you had brokered
they had brokered
Future
I will broker
you will broker
he/she/it will broker
we will broker
you will broker
they will broker
Future Perfect
I will have brokered
you will have brokered
he/she/it will have brokered
we will have brokered
you will have brokered
they will have brokered
Future Continuous
I will be brokering
you will be brokering
he/she/it will be brokering
we will be brokering
you will be brokering
they will be brokering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brokering
you have been brokering
he/she/it has been brokering
we have been brokering
you have been brokering
they have been brokering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brokering
you will have been brokering
he/she/it will have been brokering
we will have been brokering
you will have been brokering
they will have been brokering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brokering
you had been brokering
he/she/it had been brokering
we had been brokering
you had been brokering
they had been brokering
Conditional
I would broker
you would broker
he/she/it would broker
we would broker
you would broker
they would broker
Past Conditional
I would have brokered
you would have brokered
he/she/it would have brokered
we would have brokered
you would have brokered
they would have brokered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broker - a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commissionbroker - a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
brokerage, brokerage firm, securities firm - a stock broker's business; charges a fee to act as intermediary between buyer and seller
auctioneer - an agent who conducts an auction
bourgeois, businessperson - a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
insurance agent, insurance broker, underwriter, general agent - an agent who sells insurance
investment banker, underwriter - a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities
estate agent, house agent, land agent, real estate agent, real estate broker - a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land; "in England they call a real estate agent a land agent"
ship broker - an agent for the ship owner; obtains cargo and may arrange for its loading or discharge
stockbroker - an agent in the buying and selling of stocks and bonds
syndic - one appointed to represent a city or university or corporation in business transactions
travel agent - someone who sells or arranges trips or tours for customers
Verb1.broker - act as a broker
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
negotiate, talk terms, negociate - discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"

broker

verb
1. organize, run, plan, set up, arrange, construct, put together, get together, marshal, get going, coordinate He tried to broker a peace conference.

broker

noun
Someone who acts as an intermediate agent in a transaction or helps to resolve differences:
Translations
سِمْسارسِمْسار، وَكيلٌ تِجاري
makléřjednatel
mægler
välittäjä
mešetar
alkuszbróker
miîlari
ブローカー
중개인
brokeris
apdrošināšanas aģentsmāklerisstarpnieks
mäklare
นายหน้า
người môi giới

broker

[ˈbrəʊkəʳ]
A. N (Comm) → agente mf; (= stockbroker) → corredor(a) m/f de bolsa, bolsista mf
B. VT [+ deal, agreement] → negociar

broker

[ˈbrəʊkər]
ncourtier m (en bourse), agent m de change
vt [+ peace, agreement, deal, plan] → négocier, négocier en tant qu'intermédiaire

broker

n (St Ex, Fin, real estate) → Makler m; yachting brokerBootshändler m
vt deal, agreementaushandeln

broker

[ˈbrəʊkəʳ] n (Comm) → mediatore/trice; (stock broker) → agente m/f di cambio

broker

(ˈbrəukə) noun
a person employed to buy and sell (especially shares etc) for others. an insurance broker; a stockbroker.

broker

سِمْسار makléř mægler Makler μεσίτης agente välittäjä courtier mešetar mediatore ブローカー 중개인 effectenmakelaar megler makler corretor de valores маклер mäklare นายหน้า komisyoncu người môi giới 经纪人
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