Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “retail”

retail

verb
 
 
/ˈriːteɪl/ COMMERCE
[T] to sell goods to the public in stores, on the internet, etc.: They have a proven record in retailing clothes and shoes.
retail at/for sth [I] to be sold at a particular price: The parts cost $3 to $5 per watch, while the finished products retailed for $150 to $200.
(Definition of retail verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of retail?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “retail” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sling

to throw or drop something carelessly

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More