dealer-n; 4 Senses

Sense Number 1: an individual who sells goods

Commentary: DEALER[+individual][+trader][+goods]

The coin dealer took his wares to trade shows.
Bob said that man is not a reputable dealer of antiques, some of his stock is stolen goods.
The drug addicts met their dealer in an abandoned apartment building.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: a trading firm

Commentary: DEALER[+organization][+enterprise][+trading]

I get a good discount at my local tire dealers.
Their family firm has been a dealer in Oriental rugs for three generations.
That company is a reliable appliance dealer.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: financial principal or professional in stock trades

Commentary: DEALER[+individual][+trader][+financial]

On black Monday the market makers and dealers took huge financial hits.
Nasdaq is an association of stock dealers.
The dealer paid a million dollars for a seat on that stock exchange.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 4: someone who distributes cards in a card game

Commentary: DEALER[+individual][+distributor][+cards]

John will be the dealer on the next hand.
I asked the Blackjack dealer to hit me again.
The pit boss told the dealer to keep reshuffling the deck.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5