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Trading definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TRA'DING, ppr. Trafficking; exchanging commodities by barter,or buying and selling them.
1. a. Carrying on commerce; as a trading company.
TRA'DING, n. The act or business of carrying on commerce.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: buying or selling securities or commodities

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the act of engaging in trade. Phrases and idioms: trading estate esp. Brit. a specially-designed industrial and commercial area. trading post a store etc. established in a remote or unsettled region. trading-stamp a stamp given to customers by some stores which is exchangeable in large numbers for various articles.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Trade Trade, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Traded; p. pr. & vb. n. Trading.] 1. 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. A free port, where nations . . . resorted with their goods and traded. --Arbuthnot. 2. To buy and sell or exchange property in a single instance. 3. To have dealings; to be concerned or associated; -- usually followed by with. How did you dare to trade and traffic with Macbeth? --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Trading Trad"ing, a. 1. Carrying on trade or commerce; engaged in trade; as, a trading company. 2. Frequented by traders. [R.] ``They on the trading flood.'' --Milton. 3. Venal; corrupt; jobbing; as, a trading politician.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see trade

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Commercial, mercantile.

Moby Thesaurus

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