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consumer

con·sum·er

consumer

 
pronunciation:
kn su mr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who purchases goods or services.
 
synonyms:
buyer, customer, purchaser
similar words:
client, patron, regular, shopper, user, vendee
definition 2: a person or thing that consumes.
synonyms:
user
similar words:
drain
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  business, economy
Word Parts
The word consumer contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean