Synonyms for (noun) trade

Synonyms: craft, trade

Definition: the skilled practice of a practical occupation

Usage: he learned his trade as an apprentice

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: trade

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

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

Similar words: commerce, commercialism, mercantilism

Definition: transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)


Synonyms: patronage, trade

Definition: the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers

Usage: even before noon there was a considerable patronage

Similar words: business

Definition: the volume of commercial activity

Usage: business is good today; show me where the business was today


Synonyms: trade, swop, swap, barter

Definition: an equal exchange

Usage: we had no money so we had to live by barter

Similar words: exchange, interchange

Definition: reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)

Usage: he earns his living from the interchange of currency


Synonyms: trade, business deal, deal

Definition: a particular instance of buying or selling

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

Similar words: transaction, dealing, dealings

Definition: the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

Usage: no transactions are possible without him; he has always been honest is his dealings with me


Synonyms: trade, craft

Definition: people who perform a particular kind of skilled work

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

Similar words: social class, socio-economic class, class, stratum

Definition: people having the same social, economic, or educational status

Usage: the working class; an emerging professional class


Synonyms: trade, trade wind

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

Usage: they rode the trade winds going west

Similar words: prevailing wind

Definition: the predominant wind direction

Usage: the prevailing wind is from the southwest

Synonyms for (verb) trade

Synonyms: trade, sell, deal

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

Usage: She deals in gold; The brothers sell shoes

Similar words: transact

Definition: conduct business

Usage: transact with foreign governments


Synonyms: trade, switch, swop, swap

Definition: exchange or give (something) in exchange for

Similar words: change, interchange, exchange

Definition: give to, and receive from, one another

Usage: Would you change places with me?; We have been exchanging letters for a year


Synonyms: trade, trade in

Definition: turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase

Usage: trade in an old car for a new one

Similar words: change, interchange, exchange

Definition: give to, and receive from, one another

Usage: Would you change places with me?; We have been exchanging letters for a year


Synonyms: trade

Definition: be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions

Usage: The stock traded around $20 a share

Similar words: sell

Definition: be sold at a certain price or in a certain way

Usage: These books sell like hot cakes