HyperDic: trade

English > 12 senses of the word trade:
NOUNacttradethe commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
acttrade, craftthe skilled practice of a practical occupation
acttrade, patronagethe business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
acttrade, deal, business deala particular instance of buying or selling
grouptrade, craftpeople who perform a particular kind of skilled work
phenomenontrade, trade windsteady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator
acttrade, barter, swap, swopan equal exchange
VERBpossessiontrade, merchandiseengage in the trade of
possessiontrade, trade inturn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
stativetradebe traded at a certain price or under certain conditions
possessiontrade, swap, swop, switchexchange or give (something) in exchange for
possessiontrade, deal, selldo business
trade > pronunciation
Soundstrey'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > trade: 12 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services.
Examples
  • "Venice was an important center of trade with the East"
  • "they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade"
Category ofprotectUse tariffs to favor domestic industry
Narrowerfair tradeTrade that is conducted legally
fair tradeTrade that satisfies certain criteria on the supply chain of the goods involved, usually including fair payment for producers
free tradeInternational trade free of government interference
Broadercommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Spanishcomercio, gremio, trade
Catalancomerç
Verbstradeturn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
tradeengage in the trade of
tradedo business
tradebe traded at a certain price or under certain conditions
English > trade: 12 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe skilled practice of a practical occupation.
Example"he learned his trade as an apprentice"
Synonymcraft
Narrowerairplane mechanicsThe craft of building and repairing airplanes
auto mechanicsThe craft of building and repairing automobiles
basketryThe craft of basket making
carpentry, woodworking, woodworkThe craft of a carpenter
drafting, mechanical drawingThe craft of drawing blueprints
dressmakingThe craft of making dresses
electrical workThe craft of an electrician
handicraftA craft that requires skillful hands
interior decoration, interior decoratingThe trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
lumberingThe trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber / timber / timber
masonryThe craft of a mason
mintageAct or process of minting coins
oculismThe craft of an oculist
painting, house paintingThe occupation of a house painter
papermakingThe craft of making paper
piloting, pilotageThe occupation of a pilot
plumbing, plumberyThe occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building)
potteryThe craft of making earthenware
pyrotechnics, pyrotechnyThe craft of making fireworks
roofingThe craft of a roofer
sheet-metal workThe craft of doing sheet metal work (as in ventilation systems)
shinglingThe laying on of shingles
shoemaking, shoe repairing, cobblingThe shoemaker's trade / trade
tailoringThe occupation of a tailor
tanningmaking leather from rawhide
tool-and-die workThe craft of making special tools and dies
typographyThe craft of composing type and printing from it
undertakingThe trade / trade of a funeral director
upholsteryThe craft of upholstering
winemaking, wine makingThe craft and science of growing grapes and making wine
Broaderoccupation, business, job, line of work, lineThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
Spanishoficio, profesión
Catalanofici, professió
English > trade: 12 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe business given to a commercial establishment by its customers.
Synonympatronage
Narrowercustomhabitual patronage
BroaderbusinessThe volume of commercial activity
Spanishclientela
Catalanclientela
English > trade: 12 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA particular instance of buying or selling.
Example "I had no further trade with him"
Synonymsdeal, business deal
Narrowerarms dealA deal to provide military arms
penny anteA business deal on a trivial scale
Broadertransaction, dealing, dealingsThe act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
Spanishacuerdo, comercio, negocio, operación comercial, transacción, trato
Catalanacord, afer, comerç, negoci, operació comercial, tracte
Verbstradeturn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
tradeengage in the trade of
tradedo business
tradebe traded at a certain price or under certain conditions
English > trade: 12 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningPeople who perform a particular kind of skilled work.
Example "as they say in the trade"
Synonymcraft
Broaderclass, stratum, social class, socio-economic classPeople having the same social, economic, or educational status
Spanishgremio, oficio
Catalangremi, ofici
English > trade: 12 senses > noun 6, phenomenon
Meaningsteady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator.
Example"they rode the trade winds going west"
Synonymtrade wind
Broaderprevailing windThe predominant wind direction
Spanishvientos alisios
Catalanvents alisis
English > trade: 12 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningAn equal exchange.
Synonymsbarter, swap, swop
Narrowerhorse trade, horse tradingThe swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
Broaderexchange, interchangereciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
Spanishcambalache, cambio, canje, descambio, intercambio, permuta, retorno, swap, tracamundana, trueque
Catalanbescanvi, canvi, escanvi, intercanvi, permuta, troc
Verbstradeturn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
tradeexchange or give (something) in exchange for
English > trade: 12 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningEngage in the trade of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymmerchandise
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Entailsbuy, purchaseObtain by purchase
sellExchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
Narrowerarbitragepractice arbitrage, as in the stock market
exportsell or transfer abroad
importbring in from abroad
marketEngage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of
run, black marketDeal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
trafficDeal illegally
traffictrade or deal a commodity
See alsodealdo business
Spanishcomerciar
Catalancomerciar en, comerciar
Nounstradea particular instance of buying or selling
tradethe commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
tradersomeone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
English > trade: 12 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningturn in as payment or part payment for a purchase.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"trade in an old car for a new one"
Synonymtrade in
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Narrowerbarter awaytrade in in a bartering transaction
Broaderexchange, change, interchangeGive to, and receive from, one another
Spanishcomerciar, entregar a cambio, intercambiar, traficar, trocar
Catalancomerciar, traficar
Nounstradea particular instance of buying or selling
tradean equal exchange
tradethe commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
English > trade: 12 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe traded at a certain price or under certain conditions.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The stock traded around $20 a share"
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
NarrowercloseBe priced or listed when trading stops
BroadersellBe sold at a certain price or in a certain way
Catalancomerciar
Nounstradea particular instance of buying or selling
tradethe commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
English > trade: 12 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningExchange or give (something) in exchange for.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey trade the tourists their cars
Synonymsswap, swop, switch
Broaderexchange, change, interchangeGive to, and receive from, one another
Spanishcambalachear, cambiar, canjear, comerciar, intercambiar, permutar, traficar, trocar
Catalanbaratar, comerciar, permutar, traficar
Nounstradean equal exchange
English > trade: 12 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningdo business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsdeal, sell
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Narrowerblack marketeerDeal on the black market
dealsell
marketDeal in a market
peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitchsell or offer for sale from place to place
pushsell or promote the sale of (illegal goods such as drugs)
pyramidUse or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal
BroadertransactConduct business
Similar todealsell
sellBe sold at a certain price or in a certain way
Spanishcomercializar, comerciar, traficar, transar, vender
Catalancomerciar, traficar, vendre
Nounstradea particular instance of buying or selling
tradethe commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
tradingbuying or selling securities or commodities

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