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Antonyms for trade
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term trade.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trade(noun)

    the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services

    "Venice was an important center of trade with the East"; "they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade"

    Synonyms:
    business deal, deal, swop, patronage, trade wind, barter, craft, swap

  2. trade, craft(noun)

    the skilled practice of a practical occupation

    "he learned his trade as an apprentice"

    Synonyms:
    foxiness, cunning, deal, trade wind, craftsmanship, business deal, workmanship, craftiness, patronage, barter, wiliness, guile, craft, slyness, swap, swop

  3. trade, patronage(noun)

    the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers

    "even before noon there was a considerable patronage"

    Synonyms:
    condescension, business deal, backup, deal, swop, patronage, trade wind, business, backing, barter, clientele, craft, championship, disdain, swap

  4. deal, trade, business deal(noun)

    a particular instance of buying or selling

    "it was a package deal"; "I had no further trade with him"; "he's a master of the business deal"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, pot, peck, mint, swop, plenty, lot, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, softwood, bargain, pile, muckle, business deal, good deal, stack, mountain, deal, craft, trade wind, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, mess, sight, mass, spate, swap, great deal, barter, patronage, hand

  5. craft, trade(noun)

    people who perform a particular kind of skilled work

    "he represented the craft of brewers"; "as they say in the trade"

    Synonyms:
    foxiness, cunning, trade wind, craftsmanship, business deal, workmanship, craftiness, guile, patronage, swop, barter, wiliness, craft, slyness, swap, deal

  6. trade wind, trade(noun)

    steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator

    "they rode the trade winds going west"

    Synonyms:
    business deal, deal, swop, patronage, trade wind, barter, craft, swap

  7. barter, swap, swop, trade(verb)

    an equal exchange

    "we had no money so we had to live by barter"

    Synonyms:
    business deal, deal, swop, patronage, trade wind, barter, craft, swap

  8. trade, merchandise(verb)

    engage in the trade of

    "he is merchandising telephone sets"

    Synonyms:
    switch, merchandise, deal, swop, trade in, sell, swap

  9. trade, trade in(verb)

    turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase

    "trade in an old car for a new one"

    Synonyms:
    switch, merchandise, deal, swop, trade in, sell, swap

  10. trade(verb)

    be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions

    "The stock traded around $20 a share"

    Synonyms:
    deal, swop, switch, trade in, swap, merchandise, sell

  11. trade, swap, swop, switch(verb)

    exchange or give (something) in exchange for

    Synonyms:
    merchandise, change, throw, interchange, tack, alternate, deal, shift, switch over, exchange, trade in, flip-flop, switch, sell, change over, swap, flip, swop

  12. deal, sell, trade(verb)

    do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

    "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"

    Synonyms:
    betray, shell out, swop, plow, carry on, lot, swap, apportion, dish out, deal out, allot, care, portion out, sell, consider, take, treat, share, trade in, dispense, dole out, divvy up, grapple, switch, deal, parcel out, manage, merchandise, contend, administer, address, make out, mete out, distribute, handle, conduct, cover, cope, make do, get by, look at

Wiktionary

  1. trade(verb)

    Synonyms:
    commerce

  2. trade(noun)

    To engage in trade

    This company trades in precious metal.

    Synonyms:
    deal

  3. trade(verb)

    To be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions.

    stock trade

    Synonyms:
    deal, barter

  4. trade(noun)

    To give (something) in exchange for.

    Will you trade your precious watch for my earring?

    Synonyms:
    exchange, swap, switch

  5. trade(noun)

    To do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood.

    The skilled trades were the first to organize modern labor unions.

    Synonyms:
    business, do business, make a deal

  6. trade(noun)

    The skilled practice of a practical occupation.

    He learned his trade as an apprentice.

    Synonyms:
    craft

  7. trade(noun)

    The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers.

    Even before noon there was considerable trade.

    Synonyms:
    patronage

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trade

    A business is what one follows regularly; an occupation is what he happens at any time to be engaged in; trout-fishing may be one's occupation for a time, as a relief from business; business is ordinarily for profit, while the occupation may be a matter of learning, philanthropy, or religion. A profession implies scholarship; as, the learned professions. Pursuit is an occupation which one follows with ardor. An avocation is what calls one away from other work; a vocation or calling, that to which one is called by some special fitness or sense of duty; thus, we speak of the gospel ministry as a vocation or calling, rather than a business. Trade or trading is, in general, the exchanging of one thing for another; in the special sense, a trade is an occupation involving manual training and skilled labor; as, the ancient Jews held that every boy should learn a trade. A transaction is a single action, whether in business, diplomacy, or otherwise; affair has a similar, but lighter meaning; as, this little affair; an important transaction. The plural affairs has a distinctive meaning, including all activities where men deal with one another on any considerable scale; as, a man of affairs. A job is a piece of work viewed as a single undertaking, and ordinarily paid for as such. Trade and commerce may be used as equivalents, but trade is capable of a more limited application; we speak of the trade of a village, the commerce of a nation. Barter is the direct exchange of commodities; business, trade, and commerce are chiefly transacted by means of money, bills of exchange, etc. Business, occupation, etc., may be what one does independently; employment may be in the service of another. Work is any application of energy to secure a result, or the result thus secured; thus, we speak of the work of God. Art in the industrial sense is a system of rules and accepted methods for the accomplishment of some practical result; as, the art of printing; collectively, the arts. A craft is some occupation requiring technical skill or manual dexterity, or the persons, collectively, engaged in its exercise; as, the weaver's craft.

    Synonyms:
    affair, art, avocation, barter, business, calling, commerce, concern, craft, duty, employment, handicraft, job, occupation, profession, trading, traffic, transaction, vocation, work

    Preposition:
    The business of a druggist; in business with his father; doing business for his father; have you business with me? business in New York; business about, concerning, or in regard to certain property.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trade(n)

    Synonyms:
    traffic, commerce, dealing, exchange, buying and selling, employment, occupation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. trade(n)

    Synonyms:
    commerce, barter, traffic, business, handicraft

    Associated words:
    technical, technology, technicals, technicality, technological, polytechnic, polytechnics, vocational, mercury

  2. trade(n)

    Synonyms:
    craft

  3. trade(v)

    Synonyms:
    exchange, barter, traffic, swap

How to use trade in a sentence?

  1. That Clinton:

    We worked hard to improve and ratify trade agreements with Colombia and Panama and encouraged Canada and the group of countries that became known as the Pacific Alliance -- Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Chile -- all open-market democracies driving toward a more prosperous future to join negotiations with Asian nations on TPP, the trans-Pacific trade agreement.

  2. Ukur Yatani Kanacho:

    We must take it upon ourselves to grow trade among ourselves.

  3. Danton Goei:

    You can see that the trade war has had a very limited impact on their businesses and yet valuations have come down a lot because of the macro concerns. When you have very strong businesses and their valuations are falling for unrelated reasons, that appears like a good buying opportunity.

  4. Paul Burton:

    Japan is very keen to secure a significant piece of overseas business following the relaxation of its export legislation, and this Australian submarine deal was widely regarded as becoming a landmark trade, the tradecraft required to convince a sophisticated domestic buyer that Japan's was superior to that offered by France was lacking.

  5. South Korea:

    As Japan cited security reasons for its trade restrictions, I said we will have no option but to review the various frameworks of security cooperation with Japan.

How to pronounce trade?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say trade in sign language?

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