Marketplace vs Vendor - What's the difference?

marketplace | vendor |


As nouns the difference between marketplace and vendor

is that marketplace is an open area in a town housing a public market while vendor is a person or a company that vends or sells.

marketplace

English

Alternative forms

* market place

Noun

(wikipedia marketplace) (en noun)
  • An open area in a town housing a public market.
  • The space, actual or metaphorical, in which a market operates.
  • (by extension) The world of commerce and trade.
  • 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) ----