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commerce

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of commerce

  1. 1 the buying and selling of goods especially on a large scale and between different places a government agency in charge of regulating interstate commerce Synonyms of commerce business, marketplace, trade, traffic Words Related to commerce free trade; black market, gray market; dealings, horse-trading; e-tail, merchandising, retailing, wholesaling; bartering

  2. 2 doings between individuals or groups when I was doing outside consulting for the company, I never had much commerce with the in-house staff Synonyms of commerce relation, dealings, interaction, intercourseWords Related to commerce interrelationship; cross-fertilization, cross-pollination; companionship, companyAntonyms of commerce nonintercourse

  3. 3 sexual union involving penetration of the vagina by the penis rumors of commerce between the lady and the knight spread throughout the court Synonyms of commerce coition, coitus, sexual intercourse, congress, copulating, copulation, coupling, intercourse, lovemaking, mating, relations, sex, sex act, sexual relationsWords Related to commerce fornication; safe sex; carnality, sexuality; breeding, insemination; dalliance, hanky-panky, whoopee

Synonym Discussion of commerce

business, commerce, trade, industry, traffic mean activity concerned with the supplying and distribution of commodities. business may be an inclusive term but specifically designates the activities of those engaged in the purchase or sale of commodities or in related financial transactions. commerce and trade imply the exchange and transportation of commodities. industry applies to the producing of commodities, especially by manufacturing or processing, usually on a large scale. traffic applies to the operation and functioning of public carriers of goods and persons.


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