verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of broker
OTHER WORDS FROM brokerbro·ker·ship, nounsub·bro·ker, noun
Words nearby broker
Definition for broker (2 of 2)
Origin of broke
Example sentences from the Web for broker
When you are safely out, you give your password to the smuggler who calls it in to the broker to release the funds.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The broker who sold the policy went so far as to say the doctors had been lying to me.
John Kerry wants to broker a deal to stop the violence between Israel and Hamas.Everyone Says John Kerry Should Stay Out of the Middle East|Josh Rogin|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before he heads for the exits, Cantor can do something good for the country and broker a deal updating the Voting Rights Act.Eric Cantor’s Last, Legacy-Burnishing Task: Update the VRA|Ron Christie|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kairkhwa also tried to broker a peace in 2001 between the Taliban and the Northern Alliance with Iranian help, but that failed.CIA Chief, White House Chief of Staff Long Argued the Taliban 5 Could Go Free|Josh Rogin, Eli Lake|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A broker's man in a poor neighbourhood wouldn't be bad perhaps.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit|Charles Dickens
The next day when I got into the train to go to town, there was my friend the broker.Christopher Crayon's Recollections|J. Ewing Ritchie
Usually the broker keeps a current account with the underwriter, and premiums and losses are dealt with in account.
When Harding came in from up town, Miller was making arrangements to go out, as he said, to meet a broker as per agreement.The Comstock Club|Charles Carroll Goodwin
Oh, I'm a broker in investment securities; that's the way they have me down in the Indianapolis Directory.Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson
British Dictionary definitions for broker (1 of 2)
Word Origin for broker
British Dictionary definitions for broker (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for broker
A financial agent or intermediary; a middleman.
Idioms and Phrases with broker
see flat broke; go broke; go for (broke); if it ain't broke don't fix it. Also see under break.