Associations to the word «Trade»
TRADE, noun. (uncountable) Buying and selling of goods and services on a market.
TRADE, noun. (countable) A particular instance of buying or selling.
TRADE, noun. (countable) An instance of bartering items in exchange for one another.
TRADE, noun. (countable) Those who perform a particular kind of skilled work.
TRADE, noun. (countable) Those engaged in an industry or group of related industries.
TRADE, noun. (countable) The skilled practice of a practical occupation.
TRADE, noun. (uncountable) (UK) The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers.
TRADE, noun. (mostly in the plural) Steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator.
TRADE, noun. (only as plural) A publication intended for participants in an industry or related group of industries.
TRADE, noun. (uncountable) (LGBT) (slang) A brief sexual encounter.
TRADE, noun. (obsolete) (uncountable) Instruments of any occupation.
TRADE, noun. (mining) Refuse or rubbish from a mine.
TRADE, noun. (obsolete) A track or trail; a way; a path; passage.
TRADE, noun. (obsolete) Course; custom; practice; occupation.
TRADE, verb. To engage in trade
TRADE, verb. To be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions.
TRADE, verb. To give (something) in exchange for.
TRADE, verb. To do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood.
TRADE, verb. To have dealings; to be concerned or associated (with).
TRADE ACCEPTANCE, noun. (business) (banking) (finance) A negotiable instrument in the course of international trade similar to a Banker's Acceptance (BA) except it is drawn on and accepted by a buyer/importer (as opposed to a bank). May be sold to a bank or investor at a discount becoming a marketable money-market instrument.
TRADE ACCEPTANCES, noun. Plural of trade acceptance
TRADE BALANCE, noun. (economics) The balance of trade.
TRADE BALANCES, noun. Plural of trade balance
TRADE BOOK, noun. (publishing) A book that is marketed to a general audience (as opposed to books that have specialized audiences, such as academic books). Most fiction titles are trade books.
TRADE CARD, noun. An early business card first produced at the beginning of the seventeenth century.
TRADE CARD, noun. A trading card (such as a cigarette card).
TRADE DEAL, noun. (politics) An agreement between two or more countries, often in the form of a treaty, establishing the conditions under which products from each country may be exported to the other.
TRADE DEALS, noun. Plural of trade deal
TRADE DEFICIT, noun. (economics) A negative balance of trade.
TRADE DEFICITS, noun. Plural of trade deficit
TRADE DISPUTE, noun. A dispute between workers and their employer
TRADE DIVERSION, noun. (economics) (usually negative) The changing of import sources as a result of political agreeements, rather than to increase mutual benefit.
TRADE DOLLAR, noun. (US) (historical) A silver dollar coin issued by the United States Mint from 1873 to 1885, used in trade with the Orient.
TRADE DOLLARS, noun. Plural of trade dollar
TRADE DOWN, verb. (finance) To lose value on the stock exchange.
TRADE DOWN, verb. To sell something and replace it with something cheaper.
TRADE DRESS, noun. (legal) Those characteristics of the visual appearance of a product or its packaging that may be registered and protected from use by competitors in the manner of a trademark.
TRADE FAIR, noun. An exhibition at which members of a specific industry exhibit or demonstrate their products to prospective customers and to each other
TRADE FAIRS, noun. Plural of trade fair
TRADE IN, verb. To give a piece of merchandise as part of the payment or trade for something new.
TRADE MAGAZINE, noun. A magazine dedicated to the dissemination of information related to a particular industry
TRADE MARK, noun. Alternative spelling of trademark
TRADE MARKS, noun. Plural of trade mark
TRADE NAME, noun. A name used to identify a commercial product or service; may or may not be registered as a trademark.
TRADE NAME, noun. The name under which a business or firm operates.
TRADE NAMES, noun. Plural of trade name
TRADE NEWSPAPER, noun. A newspaper dedicated to the dissemination of information related to a particular industry
TRADE NEWSPAPERS, noun. Plural of trade newspaper
TRADE PAPERBACK, noun. A type of book whose content primarily consists of previously published material, usually originally in a periodical format, and bound together as one work, or part of a series itself.
TRADE ROUTE, noun. A route used by traders for commercial transport of goods.
TRADE SECRET, noun. (business) A formula, practice, process, design, instrument, pattern, or compilation of information used by a business to obtain an advantage over competitors within the same industry or profession.
TRADE SECRET, noun. (business) (legal) A formula, practice, device, idea, process, design, instrument, pattern, or compilation of information which is not patented and which is used by the owner to obtain an advantage over competitor within the marketplace and is treated in a way that can reasonably be expected to prevent the public or competitors from learning about it except when there is improper access, eavesdropping, data acquisition or theft (where the country's law recognises theft) of that trade secret and where the implementation of the trade secret does not allow reverse engineering.
TRADE SECRETS, noun. Plural of trade secret
TRADE SHOW, noun. A trade fair
TRADE SHOWS, noun. Plural of trade show
TRADE STIMULATOR, noun. (historical) Any of various kinds of coin-operated countertop machines used to encourage shoppers to indulge in a game of chance, popular in American saloons during the 1880s.
TRADE STIMULATORS, noun. Plural of trade stimulator
TRADE SURPLUS, noun. (economics) A positive balance of trade.
TRADE SURPLUSES, noun. Plural of trade surplus
TRADE UNION, noun. An organization whose members belong to the same trade and that acts collectively to address common issues.
TRADE UNIONIST, noun. A member of a trade union
TRADE UNIONISTS, noun. Plural of trade unionist
TRADE UNIONS, noun. Plural of trade union
TRADE UP, verb. (finance) To gain value on the stock exchange.
TRADE UP, verb. To sell something and replace it with something more expensive.
TRADE WAR, noun. The practice of nations creating mutual tariffs or similar barriers to trade.
TRADE WIND, noun. A steady wind that blows from east to west above and below the equator.
TRADE WINDS, noun. Plural of trade wind
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".
TRADE, noun. The skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice".
TRADE, noun. The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; "even before noon there was a considerable patronage".
TRADE, 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".
TRADE, noun. People who perform a particular kind of skilled work; "he represented the craft of brewers"; "as they say in the trade".
TRADE, noun. Steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator; "they rode the trade winds going west".
TRADE, noun. An equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter".
TRADE, verb. Engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets".
TRADE, verb. Turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase; "trade in an old car for a new one".
TRADE, verb. Be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions; "The stock traded around $20 a share".
TRADE, verb. Exchange or give (something) in exchange for.
TRADE, verb. Do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes".
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