1 an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; "he made a bargain with the devil"; "he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals" [syn: deal]
2 an advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price" [syn: buy, steal]
1 negotiate the terms of an exchange; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar" [syn: dicker]
2 come to terms; arrive at an agreement
- bä(r)gən, /ˈbɑː(r)ɡən/, /"ba:(r)g@n/
- An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property;
or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right
to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds
himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.
- A contract is a bargain that is legally binding. --Wharton.
- An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
- And whon your honors mean to solemnize The bargain of your faith. --Shak.
- A purchase; also ( when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain.
- The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.
- She was too fond of her most filthy bargain. --Shak.
- (Law), a
species of conveyance, by which the bargainor contracts to convey
the lands to the bargainee, and becomes by such contract a trustee
for and seized to the use of the bargainee. The statute then
completes the purchase; i. e., the bargain vests the use, and the
statute vests the possession. --Blackstone.
- , over and above what is stipulated;besides.
- , to make saucy (usually indelicate) repartees. [Obs.] --Swift.
- , to reach or ratify an agreement. ``A bargain was struck.'' --Macaulay.
- , over and above what is stipulated;besides.
- (Law), a species of conveyance, by which the bargainor contracts to convey the lands to the bargainee, and becomes by such contract a trustee for and seized to the use of the bargainee. The statute then completes the purchase; i. e., the bargain vests the use, and the statute vests the possession. --Blackstone.
- rip-off (3,4)
- 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 farmer for a cow.
- So worthless peasants bargain for their wives. --Shak.
- To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another.
to make a bergain
- Slovenian: barantati
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 favourable.
- On a stock exchange, an agreement to buy or sell shares.
- A notorious spyware also known as BargainBuddy.
- "Bargain" a song by the rock band The Who.
- Bargain ® is the registered trademark of a Tribute Band dressing like and playing the music of The Who.
bargain in German: Schnäppchen
bargain in Portuguese: Barganha
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