Definition of Trader

1. Noun. Someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold.

Definition of Trader

1. n. One engaged in trade or commerce; one who makes a business of buying and selling or of barter; a merchant; a trafficker; as, a trader to the East Indies; a country trader.

Definition of Trader

1. Noun. One who gains a livelihood from trading goods or securities. ¹

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Definition of Trader

1. one that trades [n -S] - See also: trades

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trader

trademark erosion
trademark erosions
trademark symbol
trademark symbols
trader (current term)
trades in
trades union
tradescant's aster
tradesman's entrance
tradesman's entrances

Literary usage of Trader

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Modern Law of Partnership: Including a Full Consideration of Joint by Scott Rowley (1916)
"The principal trader test.—One writer has thus expressed and explained the principal trader test :" "The ultimate inquiry in all cases is whether the party ..."

2. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence, and Digest of Proofs, in Civil by Thomas Starkie (1891)
"An admission of a party that he is in partnership with a trader, is evidence of his being a trader, without proof of actual trading (e). ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1867)
"An infant (8), though a trader, cannot be made a bankrupt ; for an infant can owe nothing but for necessaries : and the statutes of bankruptcy create no new ..."

4. The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1835)
"If any trader having privilege of parliament shall commit any of the acts of bankruptcy specified, a commission of bankruptcy may issue against him, ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"A deed, therefore, executed by a married woman, of real property acquired bv her while a feme sole trader, while she was abandoned by her husband, IB void. ..."

6. The Jurist by Great Britain Courts, Great Britain (1850)
"That if any such trader having privilege of Parliament shall commit any act of bankruptcy, he may be dealt with under this act in like manner as any other ..."

7. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"Systems of Barter — "Sold Out" — Fleeced and Victimized by the "trader" —Indian Wants and Necessities—The Charm of Novelty— An Incident at Fort ..."

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