Definitions of merchant

  1. To be a merchant; to trade.
  2. A trading vessel; a merchantman.
  3. One who keeps a store or shop for the sale of goods; a shopkeeper.
  4. One who carries on trade on a large scale, especially with foreign countries; a shopkeeper.
  5. One who carries on trade, esp. on a large scale: one who buys and sells goods: a trader.
  6. A person who buys and sells commodities as a business.
  7. One who traffics or carries on trade, especially with foreign countries, and on a large scale; a trader.
  8. One who buys and sells goods of any kind, especially upon a large scale; one carrying on trade with foreign countries; a wholesale dealer.
  9. Of, pertaining to, or employed in, trade or merchandise; as, the merchant service.
  10. Pertaining to, or employed in, trade; mercantile.
  11. Merchantable.
  12. Pertaining to trade or merchandise.
  13. Pertaining to trade.