• Trade Definition & Synonyms
- (v.) A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort.
- (v.) Refuse or rubbish from a mine.
- (v.) Course; custom; practice; occupation; employment.
- (v.) Specifically: The act or business of exchanging commodities by barter, or by buying and selling for money; commerce; traffic; barter.
- () imp. of Tread.
- (v. i.) To buy and sell or exchange property in a single instance.
- (v. i.) To barter, or to buy and sell; to be engaged in the exchange, purchase, or sale of goods, wares, merchandise, or anything else; to traffic; to bargain; to carry on commerce as a business.
- (v.) A company of men engaged in the same occupation; thus, booksellers and publishers speak of the customs of the trade, and are collectively designated as the trade.
- (v.) Business of any kind; matter of mutual consideration; affair; dealing.
- (v. i.) To have dealings; to be concerned or associated; -- usually followed by with.
- (v. t.) To sell or exchange in commerce; to barter.
- (v.) Instruments of any occupation.
- (v.) The trade winds.
- (v.) The business which a person has learned, and which he engages in, for procuring subsistence, or for profit; occupation; especially, mechanical employment as distinguished from the liberal arts, the learned professions, and agriculture; as, we speak of the trade of a smith, of a carpenter, or mason, but not now of the trade of a farmer, or a lawyer, or a physician.
• trades union Definition & Synonyms
- () Alt. of Trade union
• Tradespeople Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) People engaged in trade; shopkeepers.