Producer vs Supplier - What's the difference?

producer | supplier |


As a verb producer

is .

As a noun supplier is

one who supplies; a provider.

producer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (economics) An individual or organization that creates goods and services.
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  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=2 citation , passage=But through the oligopoly, charcoal fuel proliferated throughout London's trades and industries. By the 1200s, brewers and bakers, tilemakers, glassblowers, pottery producers , and a range of other craftsmen all became hour-to-hour consumers of charcoal.}}
  • One who produces an artistic production like a CD, a theater production, a film, a TV program and so on.
  • (biology) An organism that produces complex organic compounds from simple molecules and an external source of energy.
  • (UK, slang) An arrest for speeding after which the driver is allowed seven days in which to produce his/her driving licence and related documents at a police station.
  • (archaic) A furnace for producing combustible gas for fuel.
  • Derived terms

    * executive producer * primary producer

    Anagrams

    * ----

    supplier

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who supplies; a provider.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=An internet of airborne things, date=2012-12-01, volume=405, issue=8813, page=3 (Technology Quarterly), magazine= citation
  • , passage=A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.}}
  • (soccer) Someone who assists (sets up) a goal.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 16 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Sunderland 1 - 1 Newcastle , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Regular supplier Barton played in another teasing corner, which was headed on towards goal by the impressive Ameobi and flicked in by expert poacher Nolan.}}

    See also

    * provider * vendor

    Anagrams

    * ----