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Definition of "broker" []

  • One that acts as an agent for others, as in negotiating contracts, purchases, or sales in return for a fee or commission. (noun)
  • A stockbroker. (noun)
  • A power broker. (noun)
  • To arrange or manage as a broker: broker an agreement among opposing factions. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "broker" in a sentence
  • "_ -- A broker who signs a contract note _as broker_ on behalf of a principal, whether named or not, is not personally liable on the contract to the third party."
  • "I would never use the term broker, nor wholesaler, when speaking to a seller."
  • "The term broker is also used to refer to a company that specializes in brokerage services."