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trade

trade

 
pronunciation:
treId
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of buying and selling commodities, or all such acts collectively, within a country or between countries; commerce.
synonyms:
commerce
similar words:
business, dealings, exchange, traffic, transaction, truck
definition 2: the act of exchanging one thing for another without the exchange of money.
My car for his truck was a good trade.
definition 3: a means of livelihood; business.
synonyms:
business, livelihood, métier, occupation
similar words:
calling, craft, employment, line, living, profession, pursuit, vocation, work
definition 4: an occupation involving manual skill; craft.
synonyms:
craft, skill
similar words:
handicraft
definition 5: the members of a particular occupation collectively.
He is well known among his trade.
synonyms:
craft, profession
similar words:
field, guild
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: traded, trades, trading
definition 1: to buy and sell.
synonyms:
deal in, merchandise
similar words:
buy, exchange, hawk, offer, peddle, sell, vend
definition 2: to exchange.
They traded insults.
synonyms:
exchange, interchange, reciprocate, swap
similar words:
bargain, barter, change, convert, switch, truck
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to engage in a trade, occupation, or profession.
similar words:
deal, work
definition 2: to make an exchange of one thing for another.
synonyms:
exchange, swap
similar words:
barter, change, switch, truck
definition 3: to do one's buying.
I always trade at the corner grocery.
synonyms:
buy, shop
similar words:
deal
definition 4: to traffic; deal (usu. fol. by in).
Those criminals trade in drugs.
synonyms:
deal, traffic
derivations: tradable (tradeable) (adj.), tradeless (adj.)
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