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Definition of the noun retail

What does retail mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: retails

  1. the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale

Alternative definition of the noun retail


  1. The sale of goods directly to the consumer; encompassing the storefronts, mail-order, websites, etc., and the corporate mechanisms, branding, advertising, etc. that support them, which are involved in the business of selling and point-of-sale marketing retail goods to the public.
  2. [colloquial] Retail price; full price; an abbreviated expression, meaning the full suggested price of a particular good or service, before any sale, discount, or other deal.

Definition of the adjective retail

What does retail mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more retail / retailer |

  1. Of, or relating to the sale of goods or services directly to individual consumers.

Definition of the adverb retail

What does retail mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. at a retail price
    • example: I'll sell it to you retail only
    • antonym: wholesale

Alternative definition of the adverb retail


  1. Direct to consumers, in retail quantities, or at retail prices.

Definition of the verb retail

What does retail mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: retailed | retailing | retails

  1. be sold at the retail level
    • example: These gems retail at thousands of dollars each
    • domain: commerce / commercialism / mercantilism
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • more generic word: sell = be sold at a certain price or in a certain way
  2. sell on the retail market

Alternative definition of the verb retail


  1. To sell at retail, or in small quantities directly to customers.
  2. To repeat or circulate (news or rumours) to others.


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  1. Retail is a syndicated comic strip distributed by King Features Syndicate. It is authored and illustrated by Norm Feuti. It made its newspaper debut on January 1, 2006, and then gained quickly in popularity following articles in The New York Times and TIME Magazine.
  2. Retail is a print ad.

Phrases with Retail

  1. retail chain
  2. retail store
  3. Retail Theft
  4. Retail therapy
  5. retail merchant
  6. Retail Pharmacy
  7. retail price index

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Retail

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Google previewWebster's Self-pronouncing Vest Pocket Dictionary, 51,200 Words (1902)

Containing Also Rules for Spelling, Punctuation, Use of Capitals, Etc by Noah Webster

domestic or imported, per package not exceeding 5 cents, retail price (except natural spring waters) l-8c. Between 5 and 10 cents ...

Google previewBusiness Man's Encyclopedia (1916)

by A.W. Shaw Company

RETAIL. BUYING. The second great factor upon which good retailing depends is that of right buying. The first meaning that is brought to mind by this term is synonymous with “close buying;” “buying cheap.” Because the buyer has from time ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Geography, 15 Volume Set (2017)

People, the Earth, Environment and Technology by Douglas Richardson, Noel Castree, Michael F. Goodchild, Audrey Kobayashi, Weidong Liu, Richard A. Marston

Since the mid-1980s, a series of revolutionary changes have taken place in the retail industry worldwide amid the process of globalization of the world economy. The new trends and characteristics are embodied mainly by corporate retailers, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Local Government Law (1906)

Exclusive of the Metropolis

Retail bakehouses. — The special provisions referred to in the ...

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Quotes about Retail

You can only cure retail but you can prevent wholesale. (Brock Chisholm)
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Scrabble value of R1E1T1A1I1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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