1. [ noun ] (business) someone who markets merchandise
Synonyms: distributer
Related terms: supplier retailer jobber wool_stapler ship_chandler distribute
2. [ noun ] (business) a company that markets merchandise

"his company is a large distributor of software products"

Related terms: company direct_mailer retail_chain
3. [ noun ] a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
Synonyms: allocator
Related terms: authority distribute
4. [ noun ] (physics,electricity) electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
Synonyms: electrical_distributor distributer
Related terms: electrical_device ignition capacitor distributor_point distributor_cap rotor distributor_cam
Similar spelling:   distributer