Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trade

7 senses of trade

Sense 1
trade -- (the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services; "Venice was an important center of trade with the East"; "they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade")
       => commerce, commercialism, mercantilism -- (transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services))

Sense 2
trade, craft -- (the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice")
       => occupation, business, job, line of work, line -- (the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business")

Sense 3
trade, patronage -- (the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; "even before noon there was a considerable patronage")
       => business -- (the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today")

Sense 4
deal, trade, business deal -- (a particular instance of buying or selling; "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a master of the business deal")
       => transaction, dealing, dealings -- (the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities); "no transactions are possible without him"; "he has always been honest is his dealings with me")

Sense 5
craft, trade -- (people who perform a particular kind of skilled work; "he represented the craft of brewers"; "as they say in the trade")
       => class, stratum, social class, socio-economic class -- (people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class")

Sense 6
trade wind, trade -- (steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator; "they rode the trade winds going west")
       => prevailing wind -- (the predominant wind direction; "the prevailing wind is from the southwest")

Sense 7
barter, swap, swop, trade -- (an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter")
       => exchange, interchange -- (reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb trade

5 senses of trade

Sense 1
trade, merchandise -- (engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets")

Sense 2
trade, trade in -- (turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase; "trade in an old car for a new one")
       => exchange, change, interchange -- (give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year")

Sense 3
trade -- (be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions; "The stock traded around $20 a share")
       => sell -- (be sold at a certain price or in a certain way; "These books sell like hot cakes")

Sense 4
trade, swap, swop, switch -- (exchange or give (something) in exchange for)
       => exchange, change, interchange -- (give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year")

Sense 5
deal, sell, trade -- (do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes")
       => transact -- (conduct business; "transact with foreign governments")

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