Word of the Day: Trade

trade / trād noun  
  1. the business of bartering or selling and buying commodities; market
There is no friendship in trade. Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1794-1877  
  1. a transaction
It is foolhardy to make a second trade, if your first trade shows you a loss. Jesse Lauriston Livermore, 1877-1940  
  1. a craft or occupation
My trade and art is to live. Michel de Montaigne, 1533-1592   verb  
  1. to exchange
Respect Mother Earth and her giving ways or trade away our children’s days. Neil Young, 1945-  
  1. to engage in the sale or purchase of goods
The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love. Morihei Ueshiba, 1883-1969  
  1. to barter
I trade with the living and the dead, for the enrichment of our native language. John Dryden, 1631-1700  
  1. in sports, to transfer a player from one team to another
Whenever you get traded out and you are playing for a winning team, it’s always good. Steve Clevenger, 1986-   adjective  
  1. intended for persons in business or an industry
The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers. Samuel Gompers, 1850-1924  
  1. of or relating to the business of buying and selling
Sound science must be a basis to governing our trade relations. Bill Frist, 1952-