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bargaining

[ bahr-guhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF bargaining

Synonyms for bargaining

  • dealings
  • haggling
  • trading
  • exchange
  • transaction
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARGAINING

The card-players have plunged suddenly in medias res of bargaining.

And he, ‘I do not feel like chaffering and bargaining this morning.’

The price of it was three sous, but, by dint of bargaining, she got it for two.

It may be that he is bargaining for the Chancellorship, which he is certainly not fit for.

"I hate the idea of bargaining with that wretch," said Lucille.

We were surrounded and arrested at Toxem while bargaining and selecting ponies.

There she found Barry bargaining for some things he at least had money for.

And this it does, through the incidence of bargaining and the law of supply and demand.

How long the process of bargaining might have been protracted is uncertain.

Mind, this covenanting with God is not a case of bargaining.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "business transaction or agreement," also "that which is acquired by bargaining," from Old French bargaine, from bargaignier (see bargain (v.)). Meaning "article priced for special sale" is from 1899. A bargain basement (1899) originally was a basement floor in a store where bargains were displayed.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BARGAINING

agreement

nounconcurrence
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