Associations to the word «Consumer»


CONSUMER, noun. One who, or that which, consumes.
CONSUMER, noun. (economics) someone who trades money for goods as an individual.
CONSUMER, noun. (ecology) an organism (heterotroph) that uses other organisms for food in order to gain energy.
CONSUMER CREDIT, noun. (banking) (economics) Credit extended to an individual for the purchase of consumer goods and services.
CONSUMER GOOD, noun. (business) (marketing) (especially in plural) Goods that consumers or end-users buy; contrast with goods that are sold to businesses.
CONSUMER GOODS, noun. Plural of consumer good
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, noun. (economics) A statistical estimate of the level of prices of goods and services bought for consumption purposes by households.
CONSUMER RIGHTS, noun. (plural only) The legal and moral duties of protection owed to a purchaser of goods or services by the supplier.

Dictionary definition

CONSUMER, noun. A person who uses goods or services.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope