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English noun: dealer

1. dealer (person) someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold

Synonymsbargainer, monger, trader

Broader (hypernym)merchandiser, merchant

Narrower (hyponym)art dealer, barrow-boy, barrow-man, barterer, bibliopole, bibliopolist, cheesemonger, costermonger, cutler, draper, fence, fishmonger, fishwife, hardwareman, horse trader, ironmonger, mercer, seedman, seedsman, slop-seller, slopseller, stamp dealer, stock trader

2. dealer (group) a firm engaged in trading

Broader (hypernym)business firm, firm, house

Narrower (hyponym)car dealer, computer dealer, jewelry dealer, jewelry store, truck dealer

3. dealer (person) a seller of illicit goods

SamplesA dealer in stolen goods.

Broader (hypernym)marketer, seller, trafficker, vender, vendor

Narrower (hyponym)drug dealer, drug peddler, drug trafficker, peddler, pusher

4. dealer (person) the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account


Broader (hypernym)financier, moneyman

Narrower (hyponym)broker-dealer

5. dealer (person) the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game

Broader (hypernym)card player

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