bargain

  • 1 bargain — bar·gain 1 n often attrib [Old French bargaigne negotiation, haggling, from bargaignier to haggle] 1: an agreement between parties that settles what each gives or receives (as a promise or performance) in a transaction between them compare… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Bargain — Bar gain, n. [OE. bargayn, bargany, OF. bargaigne, bargagne, prob. from a supposed LL. barcaneum, fr. barca a boat which carries merchandise to the shore; hence, to traffic to and fro, to carry on commerce in general. See {Bark} a vessel. ] 1. An …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 bargain — [bär′gən] n. [ME & OFr bargaine < OFr bargaignier, to haggle < Frank * borganjan, to lend, akin to OE borgian,BORROW] 1. a mutual agreement or contract in which the parties settle on what should be given or done by each 2. the terms of such …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 bargain — ► NOUN 1) an agreement made between people as to what each will do for the other. 2) a thing bought or offered for sale for a low price. ► VERB 1) negotiate the terms of an agreement. 2) (bargain for/on) expect. ● …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Bargain — Bar gain, v. i. [OE. barganien, OF. bargaigner, F. barguigner, to hesitate, fr. LL. barcaniare. See {Bargain}, n.] To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Bargain — Bar gain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bargained} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bargaining}.] To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another. [1913 Webster] {To bargain away}, to dispose of in a bargain; usually with a …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Bargain — could mean some of the following: * The process whereby buyer and seller agree the price of goods or services. See bargaining. * An agreement to exchange goods at a price. * Such an agreement where one of the parties thinks the price is very… …

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  • 8 bargain — [n1] agreement arrangement, bond, business, compact, contract, convention, covenant, deal, engagement, negotiation, pact, pledge, promise, stipulation, transaction, treaty, understanding; concept 684 bargain [n2] something bought at cheap price… …

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  • 9 bargain\ on — • bargain on • bargain for v To be ready for; expect. When John started a fight with the smaller boy he got more than he bargained for. The final cost of building the house was much more than they had bargained on. Compare: count on …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 10 bargain — n *contract, compact, pact …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 bargain — I n. agreement 1) to drive; make, strike; seal a bargain 2) to meet one s end of a bargain 3) a hard bargain (she drives a hard bargain) 4) a bargain with (we struck a bargain with them) 5) a bargain to + inf. (they made a bargain not to cut… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 bargain — A transaction dealt through the London Stock Exchange which is a contract to buy or sell an agreed quantity of stock at an agreed price. Exchange Handbook Glossary Term used for a share transaction. See trade London Stock Exchange Glossary * * *… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 bargain — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth sold at a lower price ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, amazing, excellent, good, great, incredible, real VERB + BARGAIN ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 bargain — [[t]bɑ͟ː(r)gɪn[/t]] ♦♦♦ bargains, bargaining, bargained 1) N COUNT Something that is a bargain is good value for money, usually because it has been sold at a lower price than normal. At this price the wine is a bargain... Fresh salmon is a… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 bargain — 1 noun (C) 1 something bought cheaply or for less than its usual price: I might buy a TV, if I can find a bargain in the sales. | be a bargain: These shoes are a bargain at $22. | bargain holiday/clothes/prices etc (=a holiday etc that is very… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 bargain — bar|gain1 [ˈba:gın US ˈba:r ] n 1.) something you buy cheaply or for less than its usual price ▪ There are no bargains in the clothes shops at the moment. ▪ It s an attractive little home, and I think it s a bargain . ▪ That second hand table was …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 bargain — bargainable, adj. bargainer, n. /bahr geuhn/, n. 1. an advantageous purchase, esp. one acquired at less than the usual cost: The sale offered bargains galore. 2. an agreement between parties settling what each shall give and take or perform and… …

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  • 18 bargain — bar|gain1 [ bargən ] noun count ** 1. ) something you buy that costs much less than normal: You should be able to pick up a few good bargains. a ) a lower than usual price: Twenty dollars is a real bargain! 2. ) an agreement in which two people… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 bargain — I UK [ˈbɑː(r)ɡɪn] / US [ˈbɑrɡən] noun [countable] Word forms bargain : singular bargain plural bargains ** 1) a) something you buy that costs much less than normal You should be able to pick up a few good bargains. b) a lower than usual price… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 Bargain — Cet article a pour sujet la chanson de The Who . Pour une définition du mot « bargain », voir l’article bargain du Wiktionnaire. Bargain Chanson par The Who extrait de l’album Who s Next …

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