Definitions of broker

  1. a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. act as a broker Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. One who transacts business for another; an agent. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An agent employed to effect bargains and contracts, as a middleman or negotiator, between other persons, for a compensation commonly called brokerage. He takes no possession, as broker, of the subject matter of the negotiation. He generally contracts in the names of those who employ him, and not in his own. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A dealer in money, notes, bills of exchange, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A dealer in secondhand goods. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A pimp or procurer. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A dealer in drafts, notes, money, stocks, etc.; one who acts as agent to transact business for another. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. One employed to buy and sell for others, especially stocks and securities. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. One who buys and sells for another on commission. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. One who buys and sells, especially stock or shares, for others; a dealer in secondhand household goods, clothes, &c.; a pimp. See Broke. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. One employed by merchants to buy and sell for them; one who deals in second-hand goods. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. An agent employed to make bargains and contracts between other persons, in matters of trade, commerce, or navigation, for a compensation commonly called "brokerage." Story, Ag. thelawdictionary.org
  14. object request broker foldoc_fs
  15. br[=o]k'[.e]r, n. one employed to buy and sell for others: a second-hand dealer: a pander: a commissioner.--v.i. BROKE, to bargain, negotiate: (Shak.) to act as a pander or go-between:--pr.p. br[=o]k'ing; pa.p. br[=o]ked.--ns. BROK'ERAGE, BROK'AGE, the business of a broker: the commission charged by a broker: a commission charged for transacting business for others; BROK'ERY, the business of a broker.--p.adj. BROK'ING, doing business as a broker: practised by brokers. [M. E. brocour--A.S. brucan; Ger. brauchen, to use, to profit.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  16. Dealer in second-hand furniture &c.; middleman in bargains; agent, commissioner; person licensed to sell or appraise distrained goods. Hence brokerage n. [Middle English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. [Old English] One who transacts business for another; an agent employed to effect bargains and contracts between others for compensation. Cabinet Dictionary
  18. A factor, one that does business for another; one who deals in old household goods; a pimp, a match maker. Complete Dictionary

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