HyperDic: barter

English > 2 senses of the word barter:
NOUNactbarter, swap, swop, tradean equal exchange
VERBpossessionbarterexchange goods without involving money
barter > pronunciation
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > barter: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn equal exchange.
Example"we had no money so we had to live by barter"
Synonymsswap, swop, trade
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
Verbsbarterexchange goods without involving money
English > barter: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningExchange goods without involving money.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue barter; Sam wants to barter with Sue
Broaderexchange, change, interchangeGive to, and receive from, one another
Nounsbarteran equal exchange
barterera trader who exchanges goods and not money

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