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commodity

com·mod·i·ty

commodity

 
 
pronunciation:
k ma dih ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: commodities
definition 1: something with a practical use or value.
Slaves were considered to be commodities and were not counted as part of the population.
synonyms:
asset, goods
similar words:
product, thing, wares
definition 2: a product, as opposed to a service, that can be bought and sold, esp. an agricultural or mining product.
Sugar produced from sugar cane became a valuable commodity during the time of European colonization.
 
synonyms:
goods, ware
similar words:
buy, merchandise, produce, product
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