vendor

[ ven-der; especially contrastively ven-dawr ]
/ ˈvɛn dər; especially contrastively vɛnˈdɔr /

noun

a person or agency that sells.

Nearby words

  1. vendeuse,
  2. vendible,
  3. vendidad,
  4. vending machine,
  5. vendition,
  6. vendor placing,
  7. vendue,
  8. vendée,
  9. vendémiaire,
  10. vendôme

Also vender.

Origin of vendor

1585–95; < Anglo-French vendo(u)r < Latin venditor. See vend, -or2

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British Dictionary definitions for vendor

vendor

vender (ˈvɛndə)

/ (ˈvɛndɔː) /

noun

mainly law a person who sells something, esp real property
another name for vending machine
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Word Origin and History for vendor

vendor

n.

1590s, from late Anglo-French vendor, from vendre "to vend," from Latin vendere "to sell" (see vend).

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