retail

retail

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English

Etymology

From the Old French verb retaillier.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹiˌteɪl/, [ˈɹ̠ʷiˌtʰeɪ̯ɫ]
  • Rhymes: -eɪl

Noun

retail (uncountable)

  1. (business) 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.
    She works in retail.
  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.
    I never pay retail for clothes.

Antonyms

  • wholesale

Derived terms

  • retailer
  • retail park
  • retail politics

Translations

See also

  • wholesale
  • click and collect

Adjective

retail (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the (actual or figurative) sale of goods or services directly to individuals.

Translations

Adverb

retail

  1. Direct to consumers, in retail quantities, or at retail prices.
    We've shut shown our reseller unit. We're only selling retail now.

Translations

Verb

retail (third-person singular simple present retails, present participle retailing, simple past and past participle retailed)

  1. To sell at retail, or in small quantities directly to customers.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 223d.
      a half part of this purveying is carried on within the city and is called retailing.
  2. (archaic) To sell secondhand, or in broken parts.
  3. To repeat or circulate (news or rumours) to others.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 762:
      He became quite pale as he retailed these stories to Constance.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Altier, airtel, aliter, iteral, lirate, retial, tailer

Indonesian

Etymology

From English retail, from Old French retaillier. Doublet of ritel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [reˈtaɪl]
  • Hyphenation: ré‧ta‧il

Noun

rétail (first-person possessive retailku, second-person possessive retailmu, third-person possessive retailnya)

  1. retail, 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.

Alternative forms

  • ritel

Further reading

  • “retail” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Spanish

Noun

retail m (uncountable)

  1. retail

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