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. [1913 Webster]

A free port, where nations . . . resorted with their goods and traded. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

2. To buy and sell or exchange property in a single instance. [1913 Webster]

3. To have dealings; to be concerned or associated; -- usually followed by with. [1913 Webster]

How did you dare to trade and traffic with Macbeth? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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