|n.||1.||The sale of commodities in small quantities or parcels; - opposed to |
|a.||1.||Done at retail; engaged in retailing commodities; as a retail trade; a retail grocer.|
|v. t.||1.||To sell in small quantities, as by the single yard, pound, gallon, etc.; to sell directly to the consumer; |
|2.||To sell at second hand.|
|3.||To distribute in small portions or at second hand; to tell again or to many (what has been told or done); to report; |
|Noun||1.||retail - the selling of goods to consumers; usually in small quantities and not for resale|
wholesale - the selling of goods to merchants; usually in large quantities for resale to consumers
|Verb||1.||retail - be sold at the retail level; "These gems retail at thousands of dollars each"|
|2.||retail - sell on the retail market|
wholesale - sell in large quantities
|Adj.||1.||retail - selling or related to selling direct to the consumer; "retail trade"; "retail business"; "retail price"|
wholesale - selling or related to selling goods in large quantities for resale to the consumer; "wholesale prices"; "a wholesale produce market"
|Adv.||1.||retail - at a retail price; "I'll sell it to you retail only"|
wholesale - at a wholesale price; "I can sell it to you wholesale"