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Contractor vs. Vendor — What's the Difference?

Contractor vs. Vendor — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Contractor and Vendor

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Contractor

A person or firm that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labour to perform a service or do a job
The school meals service is provided by private contractors
Building contractors
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Vendor

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.
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Contractor

One that agrees to furnish materials or perform services at a specified price, especially for construction work.
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Vendor

A person or company offering something for sale, especially a trader in the street
An Italian ice-cream vendor
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Contractor

Something, especially a muscle, that contracts.
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Vendor

One that sells or vends something
A street vendor.
A vendor of software products on the Web.
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Contractor

A person or company that builds or improves buildings.
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Vendor

One that provides products or services to a business for a fee.
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Contractor

A person or company that performs specific tasks like electrical or plumbing work in construction projects.
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Vendor

A vending machine.
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Contractor

A person or company hired to maintain existing facilities like air conditioning systems, groundskeeping, etc.
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Vendor

A person or a company that vends or sells.
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Contractor

A person hired to do a job on a business contract, as opposed to a permanent employee.
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Vendor

A vending machine.
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Contractor

One who contracts; one of the parties to a bargain; one who covenants to do anything for another; specifically, one who contracts to perform work on a rather large scale, at a certain price or rate, as in building houses or making a railroad.
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Vendor

To bundle third-party dependencies with the source code for one's own program.
I distributed my application with a vendored copy of Perl so that it wouldn't use the system copies of Perl where it is installed.
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Contractor

Someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things
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Vendor

As the software vendor, to bundle one's own, possibly modified version of dependencies with a standard program.
Strawberry Perl contains vendored copies of some CPAN modules, designed to allow them to run on Windows.
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Contractor

The bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
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Vendor

A vender; a seller; the correlative of vendee.
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Contractor

(law) a party to a contract
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Vendor

Someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
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Contractor

A bodily organ that contracts
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