- a person or agency that sells.
- vending machine.
Origin of vendor
Related Words for vendorsmerchant, peddler, hawker, dealer, traveler, businessperson, pitcher, huckster
Examples from the Web for vendors
Contemporary Examples of vendors
Most of the vendors were, like this woman, honorary Jews for the night, not that Jews have a monopoly on potato pancakes.I Ate Potato Pancakes Til I Plotzed
December 17, 2014
“The bigger issue is that vendors are not held accountable for writing insecure code,” says researcher Rios.How Your Pacemaker Will Get Hacked
Kaiser Health News
November 17, 2014
Meanwhile, civilians are seeing their income fall—between 20 and 50 percent—and vendors are watching sales drop by half.Liberia’s Ebola Famine
Abby Haglage, Nina Strochlic
November 13, 2014
Vendors in white tents lined the fan concourse, selling food, beer and merch.Chicago’s Running of the Bulls
July 26, 2014
Gone are the days when a few rows of vendors hawked books to hardcore fans.Too Many Spider-Men, Too Little Time: Get Ready for Comic-Con
July 10, 2014
Historical Examples of vendors
For years she had figured on the beach as one in the riot of vendors merely.Mayflower (Flor de mayo)
Vicente Blasco Ibez
Again there sounded in the distance the voices of the vendors of evening papers.Mary Gray
The auctioneer stared with amazement at her simplicity, and said, "What would the vendors say to me?"A Simpleton
As Sunday is a 111 fte-day, the vendors do a thriving business.
At the foot of the Spanish Steps are the vendors of flowers.
- mainly law a person who sells something, esp real property
- another name for vending machine
Word Origin and History for vendors
1590s, from late Anglo-French vendor, from vendre "to vend," from Latin vendere "to sell" (see vend).