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Meaning of trading by Wiktionary Dictionary



    • IPA: /tɹeɪdɪŋ/
    • Rhymes: -eɪdɪŋ



    1. Present participle of trade .


Explanation of trading by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. buying or selling securities or commodities

    Definition of trading by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Trade v. i. [imp. & p. p. Traded; p. pr. & vb. n. Trading.]
      1. To barter, or to buy and sell; to be engaged in the exchange, purchase, or sale of goods, wares, merchandise, or anything else; to traffic; to bargain; to carry on commerce as a business.

      A free port, where nations . . . resorted with their goods and traded. Arbuthnot.

      2. To buy and sell or exchange property in a single instance.

      3. To have dealings; to be concerned or associated; -- usually followed by with.

      How did you dare to trade and traffic with Macbeth? Shak.

    2. Trading a.
      1. Carrying on trade or commerce; engaged in trade; as, “a trading company”.

      2. Frequented by traders. [R.] “They on the trading flood.” Milton.

      3. Venal; corrupt; jobbing; as, “a trading politician”.