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.
An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
An item (usually brand new) purchased for significantly less than the usual, or recommended, price; also (when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase.
To buy a thing at a bargain.
At that price, it's not just a bargain, it's a steal.
The thing stipulated or purchased.
To make a bargain; to make a deal or contract for the exchange of property or services; to negotiate.
Bargain with a farmer for a cow.
So worthless peasants bargain for their wives. -- Shakespeare.
United we bargain, divided we beg.
To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade.
To bargain one horse for another.
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From Middle English bargaynen (“to bargain, make a pledge for sale”), from Anglo-Norman bargai(g)ner (“to bargain”), from Old French bargai(g)ner (“to bargain, haggle”), from Frankish *borganjan (“to borrow, lend”), from Proto-Germanic *burgijaną (“to borrow, lend”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhergh- (“to protect, secure”). Akin to Old High German boragēn, borgēn (“to look after, care for”) (German borgen), Old English borgian (“to borrow, lend, pledge”). More at borrow.
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