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Definition of Bargain

Bargain

  1. 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.
  2. An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
  3. A purchase; also ( when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain.
  4. The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.
  5. To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; -- followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a farmer for a cow.
  6. To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another.

Bargain Quotations

The copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer.
Robin Gross

Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.
Marquis de Sade

I have long understood that losing always comes with the territory when you wander into the gambling business, just as getting crippled for life is an acceptable risk in the linebacker business. They both are extremely violent sports, and pain is part of the bargain. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
Hunter S. Thompson

We get these lives for free. I didn't do anything to get this life, and no matter what the hardships are, it is free and, in a way, it's an extraordinary bargain.
Junot Diaz

Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
William Cowper
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Bargain Translations

bargain in Dutch is afdingen, pingelen, marchanderen
bargain in French is chipoter, marchander
bargain in Italian is mercanteggiare
bargain in Norwegian is god handel
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