Definition of Auctioneer

1. Noun. An agent who conducts an auction.

Generic synonyms: Agent, Broker, Factor
Derivative terms: Auction, Auction



2. Verb. Sell at an auction.
Exact synonyms: Auction, Auction Off
Category relationships: Commerce, Commercialism, Mercantilism
Generic synonyms: Sell
Derivative terms: Auction

Definition of Auctioneer

1. n. A person who sells by auction; a person whose business it is to dispose of goods or lands by public sale to the highest or best bidder.

2. v. t. To sell by auction; to auction.

Definition of Auctioneer

1. Noun. A person who conducts an auction on behalf of a vendor, taking bids to find the best price for the vendor. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To sell at an auction; to auction. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Auctioneer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auctioneer

auceps
aucepses
auchenium
auction
auction block
auction bridge
auction call
auction house
auction off
auction pitch
auction sale
auctionability
auctionable
auctionary
auctioned
auctioneer (current term)
auctioneered
auctioneering
auctioneers
auctiongoer
auctiongoers
auctioning
auctionlike
auctions
auctorial
auctorial descriptive
auctorial descriptives
auctorum
auctorum non
aucuba

Literary usage of Auctioneer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1862)
"JACKSON, in which the court holds that an auctioneer is nut bound to accept ... That defendant, as an auctioneer, was holding a sale at public auction on ..."

2. A Treatise on the Effect of the Contract of Sale on the Legal Rights of by Colin Blackburn Blackburn, Benjamin Russell, William Norman Raeburn, Leonard Charles Thomas (1910)
"Although an auctioneer has authority, while the sale is going on, by general custom recognised by the law, to sign as agent for both parties, ..."

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