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market

mar·ket

market

 
 
pronunciation:
mar kiht
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where goods are sold.
Fruits and vegetables are sold at the farmers' market.
 
synonyms:
marketplace, shop, store
similar words:
business, exchange, outlet, shopping center, supermarket, trading post
definition 2: the desire for a type of good or service.
There is a big market for skis in areas that get a lot of snow.
synonyms:
demand
similar words:
need, requirement
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: marketed, marketing, markets
definition 1: to buy in a market; shop.
The women of the village marketed every Saturday morning.
synonyms:
shop
similar words:
buy, trade, window-shop
definition 2: to sell or offer for sale.
That company markets camping goods on-line.
synonyms:
sell, vend
similar words:
barter, dispense, handle, hustle, peddle, trade
derivations: marketeer (n.), marketer (n.)
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