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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 ?
If anybody had ever said to me that I should sell Tom down south to one of those rascally traders, I should have said, `Is thy servant a dog, that he should do this thing?
You know your master never deals with those southern traders, and never means to sell any of his servants, as long as they behave well.
State of the fur trade of the Rocky Mountains American enterprises General Ashley and his associates Sublette, a famous leader Yearly rendezvous among the mountains Stratagems and dangers of the trade Bands of trappers Indian banditti Crows and Blackfeet Mountaineers Traders of the Far West Character and habits of the trapper
The American traders contented themselves with following up the head branches of the Missouri, the Yellowstone, and other rivers and streams on the Atlantic side of the mountains, but forbore to attempt those great snow-crowned sierras.
Port Adams is a salt-water village on Malaita, and Malaita is the most savage island in the Solomons--so savage that no traders or planters have yet gained a foothold on it; while, from the time of the earliest bˆche-de-mer fishers and sandalwood traders down to the latest labor recruiters equipped with automatic rifles and gasolene engines, scores of white adventurers have been passed out by tomahawks and soft-nosed Snider bullets.
The schooner stopped at Santa Anna, and in the night Mauki swam ashore, where he stole two rifles and a case of tobacco from the trader and got away in a canoe to Cristoval.
At their hospitable boards I occasionally met with partners, and clerks, and hardy fur traders from the interior posts; men who had passed years remote from civilized society, among distant and savage tribes, and who had wonders to recount of their wide and wild peregrinations, their hunting exploits, and their perilous adventures and hair-breadth escapes among the Indians.
John Jacob Astor, relative to that portion of our country, and to the adventurous traders to Santa Fe and the Columbia.
After he had gone about two miles Don Quixote perceived a large party of people, who, as afterwards appeared, were some Toledo traders, on their way to buy silk at Murcia.
The traders halted at the sound of this language and the sight of the strange figure that uttered it, and from both figure and language at once guessed the craze of their owner; they wished, however, to learn quietly what was the object of this confession that was demanded of them, and one of them, who was rather fond of a joke and was very sharp-witted, said to him, "Sir Knight, we do not know who this good lady is that you speak of; show her to us, for, if she be of such beauty as you suggest, with all our hearts and without any pressure we will confess the truth that is on your part required of us.
Verily, not to a nobility which ye could purchase like traders with traders' gold; for little worth is all that hath its price.
Let there the trader rule, where all that still glittereth is--traders' gold.