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retail - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'retail' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Retail [ a.]
- Done at retail; engaged in retailing commodities; as a retail trade; a retail grocer.
2 . Retail [ n.]
- To sell in small quantities, as by the single yard, pound, gallon, etc.; to sell directly to the consumer; as, to retail cloth or groceries.
- To sell at second hand.
- To distribute in small portions or at second hand; to tell again or to many (what has been told or done); to report; as, to retail slander.
3 . Retail [ v.]
- The sale of commodities in small quantities or parcels; -- opposed to wholesale; sometimes, the sale of commodities at second hand.

Meaning of 'retail' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . retail [ v]
Meaning (1):
- be sold at the retail level
Example in sentence:
  • These gems retail at thousands of dollars each
2 . retail [ r]
Meaning (2):
- at a retail price
Example in sentence:
  • I'll sell it to you retail only