To bargain is to negotiate a deal. You usually bargain by agreeing to something lower than what you originally wanted in order to get something that you want.

  • The store is bargaining for a lower price because they don't want to lose customers.

  • The workers are bargaining for better conditions because they want to keep their jobs.

Definition of bargained


To make a bargain; to make a deal or contract for the exchange of property or services; to negotiate


To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade

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Example Sentences for bargained

  • 1

    People were buying things at a bargain.

  • 2

    The merchants are good at bargaining.

  • 3

    At least half the pleasure is in the bargaining.

  • 4

    Bargain hunters prepare to swoop.

  • 5

    The final department is the Bargain Bin.

  • 6

    They were accustomed to bargaining in the Philippines.

  • 7

    Walmart as a source of plenitude and bargains.

  • 8

    Bailey then bargained with the seller in the presence of the victim.

  • 9

    It is a decision, or bargain, between the adopter and the adoptee.

  • 10

    The Centre party's existence was on the bargaining table.