brokerage etymology

English word brokerage comes from English -age, English broker

Detailed word origin of brokerage

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-age English (eng) Forming nouns with the sense of collection or appurtenance.. Forming nouns indicating a charge, toll, or fee. Forming nouns indicating a place. Forming nouns indicating a process, action, or a result. Forming nouns indicating a rate. Forming nouns of a state or relationship.
broker English (eng) To act as a broker; to mediate in a sale or transaction. (computing) An agent involved in the exchange of messages or transactions.. A mediator between a buyer and seller.. A mediator in general, one who liaises between two or more parties to attempt to achieve an outcome of some kind.. A stockbroker.
brokerage English (eng) A business, firm, or company whose business is to act as a broker (e.g, stockbroker).. The commission paid to a broker.

Words with the same origin as brokerage

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Descendants of broker