trade
noun.
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
noun.
the skilled practice of a practical occupation
he learned his trade as an apprentice
Synonym: craft
noun.
the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers
even before noon there was a considerable patronage
Synonym: patronage
noun.
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
noun.
people who perform a particular kind of skilled work
he represented the craft of brewers|as they say in the trade
Synonym: craft
noun.
steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator
they rode the trade winds going west
Synonym: trade wind
noun.
an equal exchange
we had no money so we had to live by barter
Synonym: barter, swap, swop
verb.
engage in the trade of
he is merchandising telephone sets
Synonym: merchandise
verb.
turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase
trade in an old car for a new one
Synonym: trade in
verb.
be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions
The stock traded around $20 a share
verb.
exchange or give (something) in exchange for
Synonym: swap, switch, swop
verb.
do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood
She deals in gold|The brothers sell shoes
Synonym: deal, sell