Trader Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Trader, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Trader?

a person whose business or occupation is to buy goods or services and sell the same at a profit. A trader is also known as a merchant and he can be dealing in anything from property, merchandise, stock market shares etc and who sells it at a margin, irrespective of the quantity he sells. A person making an investment is not a trader.