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trade

trade

 
pronunciation:
treId
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
trade in
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of buying and selling things, especially things that are produced in one country and sold to customers in another country.
There is a lot of trade between the United States and Mexico.
synonyms:
commerce
similar words:
business, exchange, traffic, transaction
definition 2: a means of making money to live; business.
Selling cars was my uncle's trade.
synonyms:
business, occupation
similar words:
craft, employment, line, living, profession, vocation, work
definition 3: a kind of work that involves special skill with the hands.
He is a plumber who learned his trade from his father.
synonyms:
craft
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: traded, trades, trading
definition 1: to buy and sell.
She trades shares in the stock market.
synonyms:
deal in
similar words:
buy, exchange, offer, sell, vend
definition 2: to give in return for something else; exchange.
They traded baseball cards.
synonyms:
exchange
similar words:
switch
phrase: trade in
derivations: tradable (tradeable) (adj.), tradeless (adj.)
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