Associations to the word «Market»


MARKET, noun. City square or other fairly spacious site where traders set up stalls and buyers browse the merchandise.
MARKET, noun. An organised, often periodic, trading event at such site.
MARKET, noun. Flea market
MARKET, noun. A group of potential customers for one's product.
MARKET, noun. A geographical area where a certain commercial demand exists.
MARKET, noun. A formally organized, sometimes monopolistic, system of trading in specified goods or effects.
MARKET, noun. The sum total traded in a process of individuals trading for certain commodities.
MARKET, noun. (obsolete) The price for which a thing is sold in a market; hence, value; worth.
MARKET, verb. (transitive) To make (products or services) available for sale and promote them.
MARKET, verb. (transitive) To sell
MARKET, verb. (intransitive) To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.
MARKET ANARCHY, noun. A form of social organization where individuals are free to trade for any commodity, including those usually reserved to the state.
MARKET ANARCHY, noun. A form of social organization where individuals are politically free.
MARKET BASKET, noun. (economics) A list of items used specifically to track the progress of inflation in an economy or specific market.
MARKET BELL, noun. (finance) A bell rung to give notice that buying and selling in a market may begin.
MARKET CAPITALIZATION, noun. (finance) The total market value of the equity in a publicly traded entity.
MARKET CAPITALIZATIONS, noun. Plural of market capitalization
MARKET DAY, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see market,‎ day.
MARKET DAY, noun. The day of the week in which a market is held in some particular location.
MARKET DISCIPLINE, noun. (banking) (economics) The forces in a free market which tend to control and limit the riskiness of a financial institution's investment and lending activities, such as the concern of depositors for the safety of their deposits and the concern of bank investors for the safety and soundness of their institutions.
MARKET ECONOMY, noun. An economy in which goods and services are exchanged in a free market, as opposed to a state-controlled or socialist economy; a capitalistic economy.
MARKET FAILURE, noun. (economics) a situation in which the allocation of goods and services by a free market is not efficient
MARKET FORECLOSURE, noun. (economics) The use or result of commercial practices by one market participant or a group of market participants (possibly with governmental assistance) that limit the access of buyers and sellers to each other.
MARKET FORECLOSURES, noun. Plural of market foreclosure
MARKET GARDEN, noun. A garden in which vegetables are raised for market.
MARKET GARDENING, noun. (British) The relatively small-scale growing of vegetables for market.
MARKET GARDENS, noun. Plural of market garden
MARKET JITTERS, noun. (plurale tantum) (finance) Feelings of uncertainty among investors regarding the current economic environment and causing them to sell their stocks and bonds.
MARKET MAKER, noun. (finance) A person or company who undertakes to quote at all times both a buy and a sell price for a financial instrument.
MARKET OPENING, noun. (finance) The beginning of formal trading on an exchange, usually signalled by the opening bell.
MARKET ORDER, noun. (stock market) An instruction to a stock broker to sell stocks imediately, at whatever price reflects the current value of the stock.
MARKET ORDERS, noun. Plural of market order
MARKET PLACE, noun. Alternative form of marketplace
MARKET PRICE, noun. (economics) The price at which a product, financial instrument, service or other tradable item can be bought and sold at an open market; the going price.
MARKET PRICE, noun. On restaurant menus, used to mean the price charged depends on the price of supplies, which may vary.
MARKET PRICES, noun. Plural of market price
MARKET RESEARCH, noun. (marketing) The systematic collection and evaluation of data regarding customers' preferences for actual and potential products and services
MARKET RISK, noun. (finance) The risk that the value of an investment will decrease due to moves in market factors.
MARKET RISK, noun. (finance) Systematic risk.
MARKET SHARE, noun. Percentage of some market held by a company.
MARKET SQUARE, noun. An open area in a town housing a public market, often on just one day per week; a marketplace.
MARKET SQUARES, noun. Plural of market square
MARKET TOWN, noun. A town that has a traditional right to hold a regular market
MARKET VALUE, noun. (finance) The price which a seller or insurer might reasonably expect to fetch for goods, services or securities on the open market.
MARKET VALUES, noun. Plural of market value

Dictionary definition

MARKET, noun. The world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold; "without competition there would be no market"; "they were driven from the marketplace".
MARKET, noun. The customers for a particular product or service; "before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it".
MARKET, noun. A marketplace where groceries are sold; "the grocery store included a meat market".
MARKET, noun. The securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor".
MARKET, noun. An area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up.
MARKET, verb. Engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of; "The company is marketing its new line of beauty products".
MARKET, verb. Buy household supplies; "We go marketing every Saturday".
MARKET, verb. Deal in a market.
MARKET, verb. Make commercial; "Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke