from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Goods bought and sold in business; commercial wares.
- intransitive verb To buy and sell (goods).
- intransitive verb To promote the sale of, as by advertising or display.
- intransitive verb To buy and sell goods; trade commercially.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In general, any movable object of trade or traffic; that which is passed from hand to hand by purchase and sale: specifically, the objects of commerce; a commercial commodity or commercial commodities in general; the staple of a mercantile business; commodities, goods, or wares bought and sold for gain.
- noun Purchase and sale; trade; bargain; traffic; dealing, or advantage from dealing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The objects of commerce; whatever is usually bought or sold in trade, or market, or by merchants; wares; goods; commodities.
- noun The act or business of trading; trade; traffic.
- intransitive verb To trade; to carry on commerce.
- transitive verb To make merchandise of; to buy and sell.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable
Commoditiesoffered for sale.
- noun countable A commodity offered for sale; an article of
commerce; a kind of merchandise.
- verb intransitive, archaic To engage in trade.
- verb intransitive To engage in in-store promotion of the sale of goods, as by display and arrangement of goods.
- verb transitive, archaic To
engagein the trade of.
- verb transitive To engage in in-store promotion of the sale of.
- verb transitive To promote as if for sale.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb engage in the trade of
- noun commodities offered for sale
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Middle English merchaundise, from Old French marchandise, trade, from marcheant, marchand, merchant; see merchant.]
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From Anglo-Norman marchaundise, from marchaunt ("merchant")
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