Provider vs Seller - What's the difference?

provider | seller |


As a noun provider

is one who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence.

As a proper noun seller is

an english and scottish topographic surname, derived from either of several places named sell.

provider

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence.
  • Derived terms

    * Internet service provider * health care service provider

    seller

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (sell) + (-er).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who sells; a vender; a clerk
  • Alisha was a seller of fine books.
  • Something which sells
  • Two of the books Alisha authored had become banner sellers .

    Etymology 2

    Alternative forms.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anagrams

    * English agent nouns ----