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trades, plural;
  1. Buy and sell goods and services
    • - middlemen trading in luxury goods
  2. Buy or sell (a particular item or product)
    • - she has traded millions of dollars' worth of metals
  3. (esp. of shares or currency) Be bought and sold at a specified price
    • - the dollar was trading where it was in January
  4. Exchange (something) for something else, typically as a commercial transaction
    • - they trade mud-shark livers for fish oil
    • - the hostages were traded for arms
  5. Give and receive (typically insults or blows)
    • - they traded a few punches
  6. Transfer (a player) to another club or team

  1. The action of buying and selling goods and services
    • - a move to ban all trade in ivory
    • - a significant increase in foreign trade
    • - the meat trade
  2. The practice of making one's living in business, as opposed to in a profession or from unearned income
    • - the aristocratic classes were contemptuous of those in trade
  3. (in sports) A transfer; an exchange
    • - players can demand a trade after five years of service
  4. A skilled job, typically one requiring manual skills and special training
    • - the fundamentals of the construction trade
    • - a carpenter by trade
  5. The people engaged in a particular area of business
    • - in the trade this sort of computer is called “a client-based system.”
  6. People licensed to sell alcoholic drink

  7. A person in gay male sexual encounters who is not penetrated sexually and usually considers himself to be heterosexual

  8. A trade wind
    • - the north-east trades

  1. engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets"
  2. 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"
  3. the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
  4. turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase; "trade in an old car for a new one"
  5. be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions; "The stock traded around $20 a share"
  6. the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; "even before noon there was a considerable patronage"
  7. Trade is the voluntary, often asymmetric, exchange of goods, services, or money. Trade is also called commerce or transaction. A mechanism that allows trade is called a market. The original form of trade was barter, the direct exchange of goods and services. ...
  8. Trade is a 2007 German film produced by Roland Emmerich and Rosilyn Heller, directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner and starring Kevin Kline. The film premiered January 23, 2007 at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and opened in limited release on September 28, 2007. ...
  9. In finance, a trade is an exchange of a security (stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, derivatives or any valuable financial instrument) for "cash", typically a short-dated promise to pay in the currency of the country where the 'exchange' is located. ...
  10. Trade (also known as Chow) is a gay slang term originating from Polari and refers to the (usually) casual partner of a gay man or to the genre of such partners. by Paul Baker; Published by Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004; ISBN 0826473431, 9780826473431. ...
  11. Trade is a highly successful gay nightclub started in 1990 by Laurence Malice. Trade was unlike any other club at the time as it opened from 4am Sunday morning until 1pm on Sunday afternoon at Turnmills, Clerkenwell Road, London. The club was touted as "the original all night bender". ...
  12. A trade is an occupation that requires some particular kind of skilled work. In historical sense, particularly as pertinent to the Medieval history and earlier, the term is usually applied towards people occupied in most kinds of crafts and small-scale production of goods.
  13. The commercial buying and selling of goods and services; International buying and selling of goods and services; Those who perform a particular kind of skilled work; Those engaged in an industry or group of related industries; The skilled practice of a practical occupation; A particular ...
  14. (Trades) Newspapers that report the daily or weekly entertainment news of the entertainment industry; The Hollywood Reporter, Daily Variety, and Weekly Variety.
  15. (TRADES) Shorthand for Trade references. Having trade references on an application can turn a decline into an approval; it will enhance a weak application.
  16. (The Trades) The occupations that are related to the various stages of both building and road construction.
  17. (Trades) (Forex context) the action of buying or selling one currency in exchange of for another.
  18. (Trades) Journal (Springhill, N.S.), 1880–82; continued at Stellarton, 1882–91.
  19. (Trades) Numerous exchanges of goods or services to make a profit.
  20. (Trades) Occupations generally regarded as requiring one to three years of postsecondary education at a community college or university; or two to four years of apprenticeship training; or two to three years of on-the-job-training, or a combination of these requirements. ...
  21. (Trades) Occupations in which standards have been set to promote quality work and skill excellence among tradespeople. Tradespeople are trained through apprenticeship.
  22. (Trades) The Aylish form of money.
  23. (Trades) The number of individual trades of a security. This includes on market and off market trades.
  24. (Trades) Want to have an art trade? Post it here.
  25. (Trades) We will consider trades on a case by case basis, but generally, cash is king.