Associations to the word «Bargain»


BARGAIN, 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.
BARGAIN, noun. An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
BARGAIN, noun. An item (usually brand new) purchased for significantly less than the usual, or recommended, price; also (when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase.
BARGAIN, noun. The thing stipulated or purchased.
BARGAIN, 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.
BARGAIN, verb. (transitive) To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another.
BARGAIN AGENT, noun. A labor union designated by an appropriate government agency or recognized by the employer as the exclusive representative of all employees in the bargaining unit for purposes of collective bargaining
BARGAIN AND SALE, noun. (legal) A form of conveyance by which the bargainor contracts to convey the lands to the bargainee and becomes by such contract a trustee for and seized to the use of the bargainee. The statute then completes the purchase, i.e. the bargain vests the use, and the statute vests the possession.
BARGAIN AWAY, verb. To dispose of in a bargain, usually with a sense of loss or disadvantage.
BARGAIN BASEMENT, noun. An area within a retail store, especially an area located below ground level, where the least costly merchandise can be found.
BARGAIN BASEMENT, noun. (attributively) (often hyphenated) Inexpensive.
BARGAIN BASEMENT, noun. (idiomatic) (attributively) (often hyphenated) Of poor quality; of little or no value; low-end, shoddy.
BARGAIN BIN, noun. A container holding miscellaneous discounted merchandise in a retail store.
BARGAIN BINS, noun. Plural of bargain bin

Dictionary definition

BARGAIN, noun. An agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals".
BARGAIN, noun. An advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price".
BARGAIN, verb. Negotiate the terms of an exchange; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar".
BARGAIN, verb. Come to terms; arrive at an agreement.

Wise words

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William Shakespeare