Commerced
Commerce Com*merce" (? or ?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Commerced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Commercing}.] [Cf. F. commercer, fr. LL. commerciare.] 1. To carry on trade; to traffic. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Beware you commerce not with bankrupts. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

2. To hold intercourse; to commune. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Commercing with himself. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

Musicians . . . taught the people in angelic harmonies to commerce with heaven. --Prof. Wilson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Commerce — Com*merce (? or ?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Commerced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Commercing}.] [Cf. F. commercer, fr. LL. commerciare.] 1. To carry on trade; to traffic. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Beware you commerce not with bankrupts. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Commercing — Commerce Com*merce (? or ?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Commerced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Commercing}.] [Cf. F. commercer, fr. LL. commerciare.] 1. To carry on trade; to traffic. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Beware you commerce not with bankrupts. B. Jonson. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commerce — I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin commercium, from com + merc , merx merchandise Date: 1537 1. social intercourse ; interchange of ideas, opinions, or sentiments 2. the exchange or buying and selling of commodities on a large scale… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • commerce — [käm′ərs; ] for v. [, kə mʉrs′] n. [Fr < L commercium < com , together + merx, merchandise: see MARKET] 1. the buying and selling of goods, esp. when done on a large scale between cities, states, or countries; trade 2. social intercourse 3 …   English World dictionary

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