Textual thesaurus for "trade"

(noun) craft

the skilled practice of a practical occupation

he learned his trade as an apprentice

(noun) patronage

the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers

even before noon there was a considerable patronage

(noun) swop, swap, barter

an equal exchange

we had no money so we had to live by barter

(noun) business deal, deal

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

(noun) craft

people who perform a particular kind of skilled work

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

(noun) trade wind

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

they rode the trade winds going west

(verb) sell, deal

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

She deals in gold; The brothers sell shoes

(verb) switch, swop, swap

exchange or give (something) in exchange for

(verb) trade in

turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase

trade in an old car for a new one

(verb) merchandise

engage in the trade of

he is merchandising telephone sets