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Adjective trade has 1 sense
  1. trade - relating to or used in or intended for trade or commerce; "a trade fair"; "trade journals"; "trade goods"
    noncommercial (indirect, via commercial)
Noun trade has 7 senses
  1. trade - the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services; "Venice was an important center of trade with the East"; "they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade"
    --1 is a kind of
    commerce, commercialism, mercantilism
    --1 has particulars: free trade
    Derived forms: verb trade5, verb trade3, verb trade2, verb trade1
  2. craft, trade - people who perform a particular kind of skilled work; "he represented the craft of brewers"; "as they say in the trade"
    --2 is a kind of class, social class, socio-economic class
  3. barter, swap, swop, trade - an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
    --3 is a kind of exchange, interchange
    --3 has particulars: horse trade, horse trading
    Derived forms: verb trade4, verb trade2
  4. trade, craft - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
    --4 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
    --4 has particulars:
     airplane mechanics; auto mechanics; basketry; carpentry, woodworking, woodwork; drafting, mechanical drawing; dressmaking; electrical work; interior decoration, interior design; lumbering; masonry; painting, house painting; papermaking; piloting, pilotage; plumbing, plumbery; pottery; pyrotechnics, pyrotechny; shoemaking, shoe repairing, cobbling; roofing; sheet-metal work; shingling; tailoring; tool-and-die work; handicraft; mintage; tanning; typography; undertaking; upholstery; viniculture, winemaking
  5. deal, trade, business 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"
    --5 is a kind of transaction, dealing, dealings
    --5 has particulars: arms deal; penny ante
    Derived forms: verb trade5, verb trade3, verb trade2, verb trade1
  6. trade, patronage - the business given to a commercial establishment by its customers; "even before noon there was a considerable patronage"
    --6 is a kind of business
    --6 has particulars: custom
  7. trade wind, trade - steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator; "they rode the trade winds going west"
    --7 is a kind of prevailing wind
Verb trade has 5 senses
  1. trade, merchandise - engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets"
    Derived forms: noun trade5, noun trade1, noun trader1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. trade, trade in - turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase; "trade in an old car for a new one"
    --2 is one way to exchange, change, interchange
    Derived forms: noun trade5, noun trade3, noun trade1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. trade - be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions; "The stock traded around $20 a share"
    --3 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun trade5, noun trade1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. trade, swap, swop, switch - exchange or give (something) in exchange for
    --4 is one way to exchange, change, interchange
    Derived form: noun trade3
    Sample sentence:
    They trade the tourists their cars
  5. deal, sell, trade - do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold"; "The brothers sell shoes"
    --5 is one way to transact
    Derived forms: noun trade5, noun trade1, noun trading1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
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