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market

mar·ket

market

 
pronunciation:
mar kiht
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place where goods are available for sale.
 
synonyms:
emporium, marketplace, mart, shop, store
similar words:
business, exchange, outlet, shopping center, supermarket, trading post
definition 2: a store that sells a certain type of goods, esp. food.
a meat market
synonyms:
mart, store
similar words:
emporium, grocery, marketplace, shop, supermarket
definition 3: the demand for a type of goods, commodity, or service.
What is the market for vacuum cleaners in this town?
synonyms:
demand
similar words:
need, requirement
definition 4: a place where stocks are bought and sold, or the activity itself; stock market.
synonyms:
exchange, stock exchange, stock market
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: marketed, marketing, markets
definition: to buy in a market; shop.
synonyms:
shop
similar words:
buy, trade, window-shop
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to sell or make available for sale.
synonyms:
offer, sell, vend
similar words:
barter, dispense, handle, hustle, peddle, retail, trade, truck
derivations: marketeer (n.), marketer (n.)
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