dealer


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to dealer: Broker Dealer, Casino dealer

dealer

n. anyone who buys goods or property for the purpose of selling as a business. It is important to distinguish a dealer from someone who occasionally buys and occasionally sells, since dealers may need to obtain business licenses, register with the sales tax authorities, and may not defer capital gains taxes by buying other property.

dealer

noun agent, broker, businessman, chandler, changer, colporteur, commission agent, commission man, conduit, consigner, exporter, factor, hawker, huckster, jobber, local representative, man of business, merchandiser, merchant, middleman, monger, one engaged in buying and selling, operator, packwoman, peddler, retailer, salesman, salesperson, saleswoman, seller, shipper, shopkeeper, shopman, shopwoman, storekeeper, street vendor, trader, tradeswoman, trafficker, vendor, wholeeale trader, wholesaler
Associated concepts: agent, authorized dealer, broker-dealer, dealer at retail, dealer in goods, dealer in real estate, dealer in securities, dealer's talk, established dealer, merchant, retail vendor or dealer, wares and merchandise, wholesale dealer
See also: broker, go-between, merchant, vendor
References in periodicals archive ?
Use music purchase note pads, available from dealer, for students to purchase music.
Interest allocation: The disallowance rules for dealers in exempt obligations are found in Rev.
During the 1970s as ATF stepped up its policing of gun dealers, the NRA fought back, portraying ATF agents as "jack-booted fascists" and arguing that efforts targeting gun stores and their customers were nothing more than harassment.
Just as fundamental changes in the electric and telecommunications marketplace are forcing utility monopolies--even with their legislative clout--to adapt to a new economic order, so will dealer monopolies have to adapt to the fast-changing digital landscape.
Another complaint that the independent review examined was the insensitivity of mid-level management to the concerns of African American dealers.
Wicks, general director of Saturn Japan, said Monday after appearing at a news conference with the dealers, who wore white V-neck Saturn sweaters.
The companies will launch the instant credit line to dealers this year at the 2007 NADA convention in Las Vegas.
Letter Ruling 200240049 deals with sales of relinquished vehicles to lessees and dealers and through auctions.
Fogarty's dealer survey reinforced our plans to approach dealers in a very different way and focus on their needs," Michaels says.
Dealer associations offer staff training, and becoming an instructor in one or more of these programs increases your visibility.
The 14-year auto industry veteran wasn't always such a heavy hitter; in fact, he never really intended to become an auto dealer.