What is Vendor?

Alternative Forms: Vender
Legal Definition
In a supply chain, a vendor, or a seller, is an enterprise that contributes goods or services. Generally, a supply chain vendor manufactures inventory/stock items and sells them to the next link in the chain. Today, the terms refers to a supplier of any good or service.
-- Wikipedia
Legal Definition
A seller, especially of real property. Also called venditor.
Illustrative caselaw
See, e.g. American Needle, Inc. v. National Football League, 130 S.Ct. 2201 (2010).
See also
Legal Definition
Contracts. A seller. (q. v.) One wbo disposes of a thing in consideration of money. Vide Purchaser; Seller.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
The person who transfers property by sale, particularly real estate, "seller" being more commonly used for one who sells personalty. He is the vendor who negotiates the sale, and becomes the recipient of the consideration, though the title comes to the vendee from another source, and not from the vendor. Rutland v. Brister, 53 Miss. 685.
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-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A seller.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary