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    Definition:
    Trade - (v.) A track; a trail; a way; a path; also, passage; travel; resort.
    Trade - (v.) Course; custom; practice; occupation; employment.
    Trade - (v.) Business of any kind; matter of mutual consideration; affair; dealing.
    Trade - (v.) Specifically: The act or business of exchanging commodities by barter, or by buying and selling for money; commerce; traffic; barter.
    Trade - (v.) The business which a person has learned, and which he engages in, for procuring subsistence, or for profit; occupation; especially, mechanical employment as distinguished from the liberal arts, the learned professions, and agriculture; as, we speak of the trade of a smith, of a carpenter, or mason, but not now of the trade of a farmer, or a lawyer, or a physician.
    Trade - (v.) Instruments of any occupation.
    Trade - (v.) A company of men engaged in the same occupation; thus, booksellers and publishers speak of the customs of the trade, and are collectively designated as the trade.
    Trade - (v.) The trade winds.
    Trade - (v.) Refuse or rubbish from a mine.
    Trade - (v. i.) 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.
    Trade - (v. i.) To buy and sell or exchange property in a single instance.
    Trade - (v. i.) To have dealings; to be concerned or associated; -- usually followed by with.
    Trade - (v. t.) To sell or exchange in commerce; to barter.
    Trade - () imp. of Tread.
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    Anti-trade - (n.) A tropical wind blowing steadily in a direction opposite to the trade wind.
    Balustrade - (n.) A row of balusters topped by a rail, serving as an open parapet, as along the edge of a balcony, terrace, bridge, staircase, or the eaves of a building.
    Estrade - (n.) A portion of the floor of a room raised above the general level, as a place for a bed or a throne; a platform; a dais.
    Overtrade - (v. i.) To trade beyond one's capital; to buy goods beyond the means of paying for or seleng them; to overstock the market.
    Tetradecane - (n.) A light oily hydrocarbon, C14H30, of the marsh-gas series; -- so called from the fourteen carbon atoms in the molecule.
    Tetradecapoda - (n. pl.) Same as Arthrostraca.
    Traded - (imp. & p. p.) of Trade
    Traded - (a.) Professional; practiced.
    Tradeful - (a.) Full of trade; busy in traffic; commercial.
    Tradeless - (a.) Having no trade or traffic.
    Trade-mark - (n.) A peculiar distinguishing mark or device affixed by a manufacturer or a merchant to his goods, the exclusive right of using which is recognized by law.
    Trader - (n.) One engaged in trade or commerce; one who makes a business of buying and selling or of barter; a merchant; a trafficker; as, a trader to the East Indies; a country trader.
    Trader - (n.) A vessel engaged in the coasting or foreign trade.
    Tradescantia - (n.) A genus including spiderwort and Wandering Jew.
    Tradesfolk - (n.) People employed in trade; tradesmen.
    Tradesmen - (pl. ) of Tradesman
    Tradesman - (n.) One who trades; a shopkeeper.
    Tradesman - (n.) A mechanic or artificer; esp., one whose livelihood depends upon the labor of his hands.
    Tradespeople - (n.) People engaged in trade; shopkeepers.
    trades union - () Alt. of Trade union
    Trade union - () An organized combination among workmen for the purpose of maintaining their rights, privileges, and interests with respect to wages, hours of labor, customs, etc.
    Trades-unionist - (n.) Alt. of Trade-unionist
    Trade-unionist - (n.) A member of a trades union, or a supporter of trades unions.
    Tradeswomen - (pl. ) of Tradeswoman
    Tradeswoman - (n.) A woman who trades, or is skilled in trade.
    Untraded - (a.) Not dealt with in trade; not visited for purposes of trade.
    Untraded - (a.) Unpracticed; inexperienced.
    Untraded - (a.) Not traded in or bartered; hence, not hackneyed; unusual; not common.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Trade - n. 1 a buying and selling. B this between nations etc. C business conducted for profit (esp. As distinct from a profession). D business of a specified nature or time (christmas trade; tourist trade). 2 skilled craft practised professionally. 3 (usu. Prec. By the) people engaged in a specific trade (the trade will never agree). 4 us transaction, esp. A swap. 5 (usu. In pl.) Trade wind. v. (-ding) 1 (often foll. By in, with) engage in trade; buy and sell. 2 a exchange in commerce. B exchange (insults, blows, etc.). C us swap. 3 (usu. Foll. By with, for) have a transaction with a person for a thing. trade in (often foll. By for) exchange (esp. A used car) in part payment for another. Trade off exchange, esp. As a compromise. Trade on take advantage of. tradable adj. Tradeable adj. [low german, = track: related to *tread]
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    Antitrades - n.pl. Winds blowing in the opposite direction to (and usu. Above) trade winds.
    Antitrades - n.pl. Winds blowing in the opposite direction to (and usu. Above) trade winds.
    Balance of trade - n. Difference in value between imports and exports.
    Balustrade - n. Railing supported by balusters, esp. On a balcony. balustraded adj.
    Free trade - n. Trade without import restrictions etc.
    Jack of all trades - n. Multi-skilled person.
    Rag trade - n. Colloq. The clothing business.
    Roaring trade - n. (also roaring business) very brisk trade or business.
    Slave-trade - n. Hist. Dealing in slaves, esp. African blacks.
    Stock-in-trade - n. 1 requisite(s) of a trade or profession. 2 characteristic or essential product; characteristic behaviour, actions, etc.
    Trade-in - n. Thing given in part exchange for another.
    Trade mark - n. 1 device or name secured by law or custom as representing a company, product, etc. 2 distinctive characteristic etc.
    Trade name - n. 1 name by which a thing is called in a trade. 2 name given to a product. 3 name under which a business trades.
    Trade-off - n. Balance, compromise.
    Trade price - n. Price charged to the retailer.
    Trader - n. 1 person engaged in trade. 2 merchant ship.
    Tradescantia - n. (usu. Trailing) plant with large blue, white, or pink flowers. [tradescant, name of a naturalist]
    Trade secret - n. 1 secret device or technique used esp. In a trade. 2 joc. Any secret.
    Tradesman - n. (fem. Tradeswoman) person engaged in trade, esp. A shopkeeper.
    Tradespeople - n.pl. People engaged in trade.
    Trades union congress - n. Official representative body of british trade unions.
    Trade union - n. (also trades union) organized association of workers in a trade, profession, etc., formed to protect and further their rights and interests. trade-unionism n. Trade-unionist n.
    Trade wind - n. Wind blowing continually towards the equator and deflected westward.

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