Synonyms and Antonyms of TRADE

a giving or taking of one thing of value in return for another <when the other team unexpectedly offered to hand over its top pitcher for our star shortstop, our coach agreed to the trade>
an occupation requiring skillful use of the hands <a youth eager to learn the trade of cabinetmaking>
Related Words skill; calling, métier (also metier), occupation, profession, vocation
the activity by which one regularly makes a living <writing is my trade>
Near Antonyms avocation, hobby, pursuit
the buying and selling of goods especially on a large scale and between different places <a bill regulating trade with that country>
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>
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