Associations to the word «Merchant»


MERCHANT, noun. A person who traffics in commodities for profit.
MERCHANT, noun. The owner or operator of a retail business.
MERCHANT, noun. A trading vessel; a merchantman.
MERCHANT, verb. As a resident of a region, to buy goods from a non-resident and sell them to another non-resident.
MERCHANT, proper noun. A surname​.
MERCHANT BANK, noun. A bank which provides financial services for businesses.
MERCHANT BANKER, noun. A businessman employed at, or a partner at a merchant bank.
MERCHANT BANKER, noun. (chiefly British) (rhyming slang) A wanker. (In this sense, the term can also be abbreviated to merchant.)
MERCHANT BANKERS, noun. Plural of merchant banker
MERCHANT BANKS, noun. Plural of merchant bank
MERCHANT FLEET, noun. A fleet of merchant ships, calculated either on a country-by-country basis, or on a global basis.
MERCHANT FLEETS, noun. Plural of merchant fleet
MERCHANT MARINE, noun. Ships and crews dedicated to commercial, rather than military, purposes.
MERCHANT NAVY, noun. Civilian naval fleet dedicated to the sea transport of goods and merchandise
MERCHANT PRINCE, noun. (chiefly historical) One who wield great de facto political power by virtue of his economic assets and control over trade and commerce; a mercantile plutocrat.
MERCHANT PRINCES, noun. Plural of merchant prince
MERCHANT SHIP, noun. A marine cargo vessel.
MERCHANT SHIPS, noun. Plural of merchant ship
MERCHANT TAILOR, noun. A tailor who keeps and sells materials for the garments which he makes.
MERCHANT VENTURER, noun. A late-medieval organiser of trading expeditions, especially one belonging to the Society of Merchant Venturers

Dictionary definition

MERCHANT, noun. A businessperson engaged in retail trade.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy