Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dealer

5 senses of dealer

Sense 1
trader, bargainer, dealer, monger -- (someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold)
       => merchant, merchandiser -- (a businessperson engaged in retail trade)

Sense 2
dealer -- (a firm engaged in trading)
       => firm, house, business firm -- (the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house")

Sense 3
dealer -- (a seller of illicit goods; "a dealer in stolen goods")
       => seller, marketer, vender, vendor, trafficker -- (someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money)

Sense 4
principal, dealer -- (the major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account)
       => financier, moneyman -- (a person skilled in large scale financial transactions)

Sense 5
dealer -- (the person who distributes the playing cards in a card game)
       => card player -- (someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games)

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