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Someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money.  Synonyms: marketer, seller, trafficker, vendor.

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"Vender" Quotes from Famous Books

... as delicatessen vender, Jokubas Szedvilas had many acquaintances. Among these was one of the special policemen employed by Durham, whose duty it frequently was to pick out men for employment. Jokubas had never tried it, but he expressed a certainty that he could get some of his friends ...
— The Jungle • Upton Sinclair

... de encontrarte el gitanico para decirte la buenaventura[3-7] y darte un beso en esa mano de emperador!—iTambien yo soy de los tuyos! ?Quieres que te ensene a cambiar burros muertos por burros vivos?—?Quieres 30 vender como potros tus caballos viejos? ?Quieres que le ensene ...
— Novelas Cortas • Pedro Antonio de Alarcon

... actresses at first hand, so he had mingled in the groups of admirers and gallants, had penetrated into the greenroom, where was whispered and talked a French required by the situation, a market French, a language that is readily comprehensible for the vender when the buyer seems disposed ...
— The Reign of Greed - Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' • Jose Rizal

... as a deacon natrally," continued the vender, "and I didn't know but he might be influenced by Nat ...
— The Bobbin Boy - or, How Nat Got His learning • William M. Thayer

... round of the valley, and now and then he dropped into Mr. Anthony's office to make small payments on his note. Pitifully small they seemed to the mortgagee, who appeared nevertheless always glad to receive them, and gave orders to Rufus, much to that dignitary's disgust, that the fruit-vender should always be admitted. The handful of coin which he so cheerfully piled on the corner of the rich man's desk always remained there until his departure, when Mr. Anthony took an envelope from the safe, swept the payment into it without counting, and returned ...
— The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories • Margaret Collier Graham

... companion discussed his Chateau Margaut, I kept up a languid conversation with him, enlivened occasionally by the snap of a walnut-shell or indifferent pun, with now and then an enquiry or remark respecting the street passengers. Amongst those, the milk-vender and lady at the moment happened to pass along—"By the by," I said, "there is one peculiarity about that Pair I cannot help remarking. I observe, that wherever, or at whatever pace, the man moves, his female companion always keeps at the one exact distance behind ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 350, December 1844 • Various

... is tempted to buy what she does not want, forgetting how much it will cost to get it home. Old lace and bits of embroidery and stuffs are brought to the door. There is nothing too rococo for the peripatetic vender in ...
— Manners and Social Usages • Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood

... The vender of stimulants said this to Deacon Quickset, for the two men were incessantly arguing over the liquor question, and never lost an opportunity of bringing up a new point about it when they met by any chance. Weitz was a public-spirited and intelligent citizen, and the deacon believed that if his opinions ...
— All He Knew - A Story • John Habberton

... this subject it should be observed that all manner of descriptive signs were in use; and just as one may still see a barber's pole or a gilt boot in front of a shop, or a painted sign at a public-house, so one might see the representation of a goat at the door of a milk-vender, or of an eagle or elephant at the door ...
— Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul • T. G. Tucker

... me," he asked the vender, "Who is Colonel Dodd of this city? I am a stranger and I ...
— The Landloper - The Romance Of A Man On Foot • Holman Day

... up from the street. A wandering vender of something was crying his ware. In his voice was a sound of fierce melancholy. Chichester went to the window and shut ...
— The Dweller on the Threshold • Robert Smythe Hichens

... dreams of the patent-medicine vender never pictured more favoring conditions for his activity than were found by fertilizer manufacturers and agents before state laws provided for inspection and control. Men who wanted to do a legitimate ...
— Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement • Alva Agee

... politician, declaring 'if you ever enter into that high office, you must go into it unfettered, with no guarantees but such as are to be drawn from your whole life, character and conduct,' so much resembles a lottery vender's sign, with the goddess of good luck sitting on the car of fortune, astraddle of the horn of plenty, and driving the merry steeds of beatitude, without reins or bridle, that I cannot help exclaiming, 'O, frail man, what have you done that will exalt you? Can anything be drawn ...
— The Story of the Mormons: • William Alexander Linn

... sir," replied the vender; "but, ere I could count them till ye by baskets, they would lose seven or eight cran in book,* your gain, ...
— Christie Johnstone • Charles Reade

Words linked to "Vender" :   pitchman, vend, flower girl, seller, marketer, hawker, cheap-jack, peddler, vendor, merchandiser, booking clerk, merchant, dealer, trafficker, cosmetician, packman, ticket agent, selling agent, pedlar, underseller, fruiterer, huckster

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