HyperDic: market

English > 9 senses of the word market:
NOUNactmarket, marketplace, market placethe world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
groupmarketthe customers for a particular product or service
artifactmarket, grocery store, grocery, food marketa marketplace where groceries are sold
groupmarket, securities industrythe securities markets in the aggregate
artifactmarket, marketplace, market place, martan area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
VERBpossessionmarketengage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of
possessionmarketbuy household supplies
possessionmarketdeal in a market
changemarket, commercialize, commercialisemake commercial
market > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'rkaht; maa'rkiht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > market: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold.
Examples
  • "without competition there would be no market"
  • "they were driven from the marketplace"
Synonymsmarketplace, market place
Partscommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Narrowerblack marketAn illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls
buyer's market, buyers' market, soft marketA market in which more people want to sell than want to buy
grey market, gray marketAn unofficial market in which goods are bought and sold at prices lower than the official price set by a regulatory agency
labor marketThe market in which workers compete for jobs and employers compete for workers
monopoly(economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
monopsony(economics) a market in which goods or services are offered by several sellers but there is only one buyer
oligopoly(economics) a market in which control over the supply of a commodity is in the hands of a small number of producers and each one can influence prices / prices and affect competitors
seller's market, sellers' marketA market in which more people want to buy than want to sell
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishmercado
Catalanmercat
Verbsmarketmake commercial
marketengage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of
English > market: 9 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe customers for a particular product or service.
Example"before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"
Narrowerblack marketPeople who engage in illicit trade
Broaderclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
Spanishmercado
Catalanmercat
Verbsmarketengage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of
English > market: 9 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA marketplace where groceries are sold.
Example"the grocery store included a meat market"
Synonymsgrocery store, grocery, food market
PartsshelfA support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
NarrowergreengroceryA greengrocer's grocery store
supermarketA large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods
Broadermarketplace, market place, mart, marketAn area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
Spanishabacería, abasto, colmado, mercado, supermercado, ultramarinos
Verbsmarketdeal in a market
marketbuy household supplies
English > market: 9 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningThe securities markets in the aggregate.
Example"the market always frustrates the small investor"
Synonymsecurities industry
Membersnondepository financial institutionA financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance
stock exchange, stock market, securities marketAn exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
NarrowerWall Street, the StreetUsed to allude to the securities industry of the United States
bear marketA market characterized by falling prices / prices for securities
bull marketA market characterized by rising prices / prices for securities
money marketA market for short-term debt instruments
the CityUsed to allude to the securities industry of Great Britain
BroaderindustryThe people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
Spanishmercado bursátil, mercado de valores, mercado
Catalanmercat borsari
English > market: 9 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAn area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up.
Synonymsmarketplace, market place, mart
Narroweragora, public squareA place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
agoraThe marketplace in ancient Greece
bazaar, bazarA street of small shops / shops (especially in Orient)
grocery store, grocery, food market, marketA marketplace where groceries are sold
open-air market, open-air marketplace, market squareA public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
slave marketA marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
Broadermercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outletA place of business for retailing goods
Spanishmercado, plaza de mercado
Catalanempori
English > market: 9 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningEngage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The company is marketing its new line of beauty products"
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Narroweroffermake available for sale
Broadertrade, merchandiseEngage in the trade of
Spanishcomercializar, vender
Catalanposar a la venda, vendre
Adjectivesmarketablecapable of being marketed
marketablefit to be offered for sale
Nounsmarketthe world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
marketthe customers for a particular product or service
marketersomeone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
English > market: 9 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningbuy household supplies.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"We go marketing every Saturday"
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
BroadershopDo one's shopping / shopping
Nounsmarketa marketplace where groceries are sold
English > market: 9 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningDeal in a market.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Broaderdeal, sell, tradedo business
Spanishmercadear
Catalanmercadejar
Nounsmarketa marketplace where groceries are sold
marketingthe exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money
marketingshopping at a market
English > market: 9 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake commercial.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscommercialize, commercialise
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcomercializar
Catalancomercialitzar
Adjectivesmarketablecapable of being marketed
marketablebeing in demand by especially employers
marketablefit to be offered for sale
Nounsmarketthe world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
marketingthe commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service

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