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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retail  \Re"tail\,  a. 
  Done  at  retail;  engaged  in  retailing  commodities;  as  a  retail 
  trade  a  retail  grocer. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retail  \Re*tail"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Retailed};p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Retailing}.]  [Cf.  F.  retailler  to  cut  again  pref.  re-  re 
  +  tailler  to  cut.  See  {Retail},  n.,  {Tailor},  and  cf 
  1.  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. 
  2.  To  sell  at  second  hand.  [Obs.  or  R.]  --Pope. 
  3.  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.  ``To  whom  I  will  retail  my  conquest 
  won.''  --Shak. 
  He  is  wit's  peddler,  and  retails  his  wares  At  wakes 
  and  wassails.  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retail  \Re"tail\,  n.  [F.  retaille  piece  cut  off  shred,  paring, 
  or  OF  retail,  from  retailler.  See  {Retail},  v.] 
  The  sale  of  commodities  in  small  quantities  or  parcels;  -- 
  opposed  to  wholesale;  sometimes  the  sale  of  commodities  at 
  second  hand. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  selling  or  related  to  selling  direct  to  the  consumer; 
  "retail  trade";  "retail  business";  "retail  price"  [ant: 
  n  :  the  selling  of  goods  to  consumers;  usually  in  small 
  quantities  and  not  for  resale  [ant:  {wholesale}] 
  adv  :  at  a  retail  price;  "I'll  sell  it  to  you  retail  only"  [ant:  {wholesale}] 
  v  1:  sell  at  the  retail  level;  "These  gems  retail  at  thousands  of 
  dollars  each" 
  2:  sell  on  the  retail  market  [ant:  {wholesale}] 

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