Student Thesaurus

3 entries found for trade.
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Entry Word: trade
Function: noun
Text: 1 a giving or taking of one thing of value in return for another <when the other team finally offered to hand over its top pitcher for our star shortstop, our coach agreed to the trade> -- see EXCHANGE 1
2 an occupation requiring skillful use of the hands <a youth eager to learn the trade of cabinetmaking> -- see CRAFT 1
3 the activity by which one regularly makes a living <writing is my trade> -- see OCCUPATION
4 the buying and selling of goods especially on a large scale and between different places <a bill regulating trade with that country> -- see COMMERCE
5 the transfer of ownership of something from one person to another for a price <the trade of all of her holdings in the company just before the stock plunged in value immediately aroused suspicions> -- see SALE