Vendor vs Client - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between vendor and client

is that vendor is a person or a company that vends or sells while client is client, customer.

vendor

English

(wikipedia vendor)

Alternative forms

* vender

Noun

  • A person or a company that vends or sells.
  • Synonyms

    * merchant * seller

    See also

    * Spanish: vender (to sell) ----

    client

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A customer, a buyer or receiver of goods or services.
  • (computing) The role of a computer application or system that requests and/or consumes the services provided by another having the role of server.
  • Person who receives help or advice from a professional person (ex. a lawyer, an accountant, a social worker, a psychiatrist, etc).
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  • (legal) A person who employs or retains an attorney to represent him or her in any legal matter, or one who merely divulges confidential matters to an attorney while pursuing professional assistance without subsequently retaining the attorney.
  • Synonyms

    * (customer) buyer, customer

    Holonyms

    * (customer) clientele

    Derived terms

    * * * * * * * * * *

    See also

    * ("client" on Wikipedia) * server

    Anagrams

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