Definition of Bargain

1. Noun. An agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each. "He rose to prominence through a series of shady deals"

Exact synonyms: Deal
Generic synonyms: Agreement, Understanding



2. Verb. Negotiate the terms of an exchange. "Sam wants to bargain with Sue "; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"
Exact synonyms: Dicker
Generic synonyms: Negociate, Negotiate, Talk Terms
Specialized synonyms: Chaffer, Haggle, Higgle, Huckster
Derivative terms: Bargainer, Bargaining

3. Noun. An advantageous purchase. "The stock was a real buy at that price"
Exact synonyms: Buy, Steal
Generic synonyms: Purchase
Specialized synonyms: Song, Travel Bargain
Derivative terms: Buy, Buy

4. Verb. Come to terms; arrive at an agreement.
Generic synonyms: Agree
Derivative terms: Bargainer

Definition of Bargain

1. n. An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.

2. v. i. To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; -- followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a farmer for a cow.

3. v. t. To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another.

Definition of Bargain

1. Noun. An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration. ¹

2. Noun. An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge. ¹

3. Noun. A purchase; also (when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain. ¹

4. Noun. The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; to negotiate; -- followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a farmer for a cow. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bargain

1. to discuss terms for selling or buying [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bargain

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bargain (current term)
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Literary usage of Bargain

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1915)
"It seems that this young lady *Tbe Little Shepherd of bargain Row. ... Gee, Mr. Selig every time I open my mouth the whole lingo of bargain Row pops out ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1818)
"The Knowledge of it at those Periods would not in all Probability have made him think the worse of his bargain. Besides, the Death of George without Issue ..."

3. Original Precedents in Conveyancing: Selected from the Manuscript Collection by John Joseph Powell, Charles Barton (1802)
"How a bargain and fale ought to be framed. ... I. Of the Nature and Origin of a bargain and Salt. A bargain and Sale is a real contract, founded upon a ..."

4. A New Abridgement of the Law by Matthew Bacon, Joseph Sayer, Owen Ruffhead (1798)
"'bargain ano Sale. г Inft. 671. [A. by deed indented and enrolled, ... If a man bargain and fell his manor, to which there is an ..."

5. On Conveyancers' Evidence by Thomas Coventry (1832)
"delivered to the purchaser, and the grantor has been dead some time, little risk will be encountered from a blemish of this sort. 2.—bargain and Sale. ..."

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