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trades

noun
plural of trade

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 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

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2 an occupation requiring skillful use of the hands
  • a youth eager to learn the trade of cabinetmaking

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3 the activity by which one regularly makes a living
  • writing is my trade

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4 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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trades

verb
present tense third-person singular of trade

Synonyms & Antonyms of trades (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to carry on the business of buying and selling goods or other property
  • the U.S. agreed to trade with China

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2 to give up (something) and take something else in return
  • I'll trade my chocolate chip cookie for your bag of chips

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“Trades.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trades. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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