Associations to the word «Commerce»


COMMERCE, noun. (business) The exchange or buying and selling of commodities; especially the exchange of merchandise, on a large scale, between different places or communities; extended trade or traffic.
COMMERCE, noun. Social intercourse; the dealings of one person or class in society with another; familiarity.
COMMERCE, noun. (obsolete) Sexual intercourse.
COMMERCE, noun. A round game at cards, in which the cards are subject to exchange, barter, or trade.
COMMERCE, verb. (dated) To carry on trade; to traffic.
COMMERCE, verb. (dated) To hold intercourse; to commune.
COMMERCE DESTROYER, noun. A fast, unarmoured, lightly armed naval vessel designed to capture or destroy merchant vessels of an enemy.
COMMERCE RAIDER, noun. (historical) A naval vessel, tasked with disrupting enemy merchant shipping.
COMMERCE RAIDERS, noun. Plural of commerce raider

Dictionary definition

COMMERCE, noun. Transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services).
COMMERCE, noun. The United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913.
COMMERCE, noun. Social exchange, especially of opinions, attitudes, etc..

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