verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of export
Examples from the Web for exporter
Far from it, the continent had become a security “exporter,” contributing peacekeeping forces around the world.
Dan Gross on the rise of the American University as an exporter.Give Me Your Studious: American Universities Are Prolific Exporters|Daniel Gross|August 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Israel has been an exporter of military power for most of its existence.
High density presses compress this cotton to 34 pounds per cubic foot, saving the exporter 20 per cent on steamship freight rates.The Industrial Canal and Inner Harbor of New Orleans|Thomas Ewing Dabney
Having bought a lot of coffee, the exporter's next step is to grade and to test it.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
The only difference is, that, if both were paid the exact sum so expended by them, the exporter of fish would get twice paid.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
Not that the price to the Chinese receiver would increase; the dues must fall upon the exporter.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army|Charles Alexander Gordon
Besides the forfeiture of the goods, the exporter incurs the penalty of 3s.
British Dictionary definitions for exporter
- goods (visible exports) or services (invisible exports) sold to a foreign country or countries
- (as modifier)an export licence; export finance
verb (ɪkˈspɔːt, ˈɛkspɔːt)
Word Origin for export
Word Origin and History for exporter
by 1610s; perhaps from late 15c., from Latin exportare "to carry out, send away," from ex- "away" (see ex-) + portare "carry" (see port (n.1)). The sense of "send out (commodities) from one country to another" is first recorded in English 1660s. The noun is from 1680s.