trade 1 n1 a: the business or work in which one engages regularlyb: an occupation requiring manual or mechanical skillc: the persons engaged in an occupation2: the business of buying and selling or bartering commodities3: an act or instance of trading; also: an exchange of property usu. without use of moneytrade 2 vb trad·ed, trad·ingvi1: to engage in the exchange, purchase, or sale of goods2: to give one thing in exchange for another3: to engage in sellingvt1: to give in exchange for another commodity; also: to make an exchange of2: to engage in frequent buying and selling of (as stocks or commodities) usu. in search of quick profitstrad·able also trade·able adjtrade 3 adj1: of, relating to, or used in trade or in a particular trade or business2 also trades: of, composed of, or representing the trades or labor unions
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
barter, business, business affairs, business intercourse, buying and selling, commercial enterprise, deal, exchange, exchange of commodities, interchange, marketing, mercantile business, mercantile relations, mercatus, merchandising, merchantry, negotiation, nundination, open market, patronage, purchase, sale, sales, swap, traffic, transaction, truck
associated concepts: combination in restraint of trade, hazardous trade, in the ordinary course of trade or business, restraint of trade, stock in trade, unfair trade
ars, assignment, avocation, berth, business, calling, concern, craft, duty, employment, engagement, function, handicraft, job, line, line of work, livelihood, living, metier, office, position, post, practice, profession, pursuit, situation, specialty, task, vocation
bargain, barter, buy, buy and sell, carry on commerce, chaffer, commercari, deal, do business, drive a bargain, exchange, huckster, interchange, mercaturam, merchandise, negotiate, purchase, scorse, sell, shop, traffic, transact
associated concepts: combination in restraint of trade, trade acceptance, trade in interstate commerce
barter, business (commerce), business (occupation), buy, calling, career, commerce, commercial, deal (noun), deal (verb), dealings, devolve, dicker, employment, exchange, handle (trade), industry (business), interchange, job, labor (work), livelihood, mercantile, occupation (vocation), office, position (business status), practice (professional business), profession (vocation), pursuit (occupation), reciprocate, sale, vend, work (employment)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.(1) Buying and selling goods or services.(2) An exchange; a one-to-one transfer.(3) A skilled job, especially one that involves manual work.(4) A particular kind of business; the people who work in a particular kind of business or profession.v.To buy and sell; to exchange. See also commerce
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
USAThis term has multiple meanings:• In the context of derivatives, a derivatives transaction.• In the context of securities, the purchase or sale of a security.See also
Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010.
1) n. a business or occupation for profit, particularly in retail or wholesale sales or requiring special mechanical skill.2) v. to exchange one thing for another, which includes money for goods, goods for goods and favors for goods or money.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.