seller

seller
[[t]se̱lə(r)[/t]]
sellers
1) N-COUNT: n N, N of n A seller of a type of thing is a person or company that sells that type of thing.

...a flower seller.

...Kraft, the largest seller of cheese in the United States.

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2) N-COUNT: usu the N In a business deal, the seller is the person who is selling something to someone else.

In theory, the buyer could ask the seller to have a test carried out...

Housing became a seller's market, and prices zoomed up.

Syn:
Ant:
buyer, purchaser
3) N-COUNT: adj N If you describe a product as, for example, a big seller, you mean that large numbers of it are being sold.
See also best seller

The gift shop's biggest seller is a photo of Nixon meeting Presley.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • seller — [ sele ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • v. 1150 au p. p.; de selle ♦ Munir (un cheval, une monture) d une selle. Seller son cheval. Cheval sellé et bridé. ⊗ HOM. Sceller. ● seller verbe transitif (de selle 1) Équiper une bête de somme d une selle …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • seller — index creditor, dealer, merchant, supplier, vendor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • seller — 1. (sè lé) v. a. Mettre et affermir une selle sur un cheval, sur une mule, etc. HISTORIQUE    XIe s. •   Chivals selez e enfrenez, Lois de Guill. 22.    XVIe s. •   Il le sella, et sangla, puis monta dessus, Sat. Mén. p. 170 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • seller — Seller. v. a. Mettre & accommoder la selle sur un cheval, sur une mule, &c. Viste, sellez mon cheval. il fit promptement seller ses chevaux …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • seller — ► NOUN 1) a person who sells. 2) a product that sells in a specified way. ● seller s (or sellers ) market Cf. ↑sellers market …   English terms dictionary

  • seller — [sel′ər] n. 1. a person who sells; vendor 2. something that sells: usually with reference to its rate of sale [a good seller] …   English World dictionary

  • Seller — Sell er, n. One who sells. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seller — Seller,der:⇨Verkaufsschlager …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • seller — [n] person who gives object in exchange for money agent, auctioneer, businessperson, dealer, marketer, merchant, peddler, representative, retailer, sales help, salesperson, shopkeeper, storekeeper, trader, tradesperson, vendor; concepts 347,348… …   New thesaurus

  • seller — les chevaux, Sternere equos. B. ex Liuio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • seller — A person who takes a short futures position or grants (sells) a commodity option. An option seller is also called a marker, grantor, or granter, or writer. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary ( option) seller/grantor/writer Also known as the… …   Financial and business terms

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