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Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption.
Sherwood Boehlert

Meaning of "trade" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TRADE

(Track, hence, a regular business): related to Old Saxon trada, Old High German trata track.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TRADE

trade  [treɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRADE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Trade is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb trade in English.

WHAT DOES TRADE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

trade

Trade

Trade, also called goods exchange economy, is to transfer the ownership of goods from one person or entity to another by getting a product or service in exchange from the buyer. Trade is sometimes loosely called commerce or financial transaction or barter. A network that allows trade is called a market. The original form of trade was barter, the direct exchange of goods and services. Later one side of the barter were the metals, precious metals, bill, paper money. Modern traders instead generally negotiate through a medium of exchange, such as money. As a result, buying can be separated from selling, or earning. The invention of money greatly simplified and promoted trade. Trade between two traders is called bilateral trade, while trade between more than two traders is called multilateral trade. Trade exists for man due to specialization and division of labor, in which most people concentrate on a small aspect of production, trading for other products. Trade exists between regions because different regions have a comparative advantage in the production of some trad-able commodity, or because different regions size allows for the benefits of mass production.

Definition of trade in the English dictionary

The first definition of trade in the dictionary is the act or an instance of buying and selling goods and services either on the domestic markets or on the international markets related adjective mercantile. Other definition of trade is a personal occupation, esp a craft requiring skill. Trade is also the people and practices of an industry, craft, or business.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TRADE

PRESENT

Present
I trade
you trade
he/she/it trades
we trade
you trade
they trade
Present continuous
I am trading
you are trading
he/she/it is trading
we are trading
you are trading
they are trading
Present perfect
I have traded
you have traded
he/she/it has traded
we have traded
you have traded
they have traded
Present perfect continuous
I have been trading
you have been trading
he/she/it has been trading
we have been trading
you have been trading
they have been trading
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I traded
you traded
he/she/it traded
we traded
you traded
they traded
Past continuous
I was trading
you were trading
he/she/it was trading
we were trading
you were trading
they were trading
Past perfect
I had traded
you had traded
he/she/it had traded
we had traded
you had traded
they had traded
Past perfect continuous
I had been trading
you had been trading
he/she/it had been trading
we had been trading
you had been trading
they had been trading
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will trade
you will trade
he/she/it will trade
we will trade
you will trade
they will trade
Future continuous
I will be trading
you will be trading
he/she/it will be trading
we will be trading
you will be trading
they will be trading
Future perfect
I will have traded
you will have traded
he/she/it will have traded
we will have traded
you will have traded
they will have traded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been trading
you will have been trading
he/she/it will have been trading
we will have been trading
you will have been trading
they will have been trading
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would trade
you would trade
he/she/it would trade
we would trade
you would trade
they would trade
Conditional continuous
I would be trading
you would be trading
he/she/it would be trading
we would be trading
you would be trading
they would be trading
Conditional perfect
I would have trade
you would have trade
he/she/it would have trade
we would have trade
you would have trade
they would have trade
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been trading
you would have been trading
he/she/it would have been trading
we would have been trading
you would have been trading
they would have been trading
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you trade
we let´s trade
you trade
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to trade
Past participle
traded
Present Participle
trading
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRADE


afraid
əˈfreɪd
Belgrade
bɛlˈɡreɪd
braid
breɪd
comrade
ˈkɒmreɪd
degrade
dɪˈɡreɪd
digitigrade
ˈdɪdʒɪtɪˌɡreɪd
downgrade
ˈdaʊnˌɡreɪd
first-grade
ˌfɜːstˈɡreɪd
frayed
freɪd
grade
ɡreɪd
high-grade
ˌhaɪˈɡreɪd
low-grade
ˈləʊɡreɪd
masquerade
ˌmæskəˈreɪd
misgrade
ˌmɪsˈɡreɪd
parade
pəˈreɪd
raid
reɪd
retrograde
ˈrɛtrəʊˌɡreɪd
tirade
taɪˈreɪd
upgrade
ʌpˈɡreɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRADE

tradable
trade acceptance
trade agreement
trade association
trade balance
trade barriers
trade bill
trade book
trade cycle
trade deficit
Trade Descriptions Act
trade discount
trade dispute
trade down
trade edition
trade embargo
trade fair
trade figures
trade gap
trade journal

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRADE

abrade
balustrade
chamber of trade
charade
commodity trade
dress parade
export trade
fair trade
first grade
fourth grade
free trade
hit parade
import-export trade
Kerkrade
make the grade
on the downgrade
on the upgrade
retail trade
sixth grade
subgrade

Synonyms and antonyms of trade in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TRADE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «trade» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of trade

Translation of «trade» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRADE

Find out the translation of trade to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of trade from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «trade» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

贸易
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

comercio
570 millions of speakers

English

trade
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यापार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تـِجَارَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

торговля
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

comércio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাণিজ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

commerce
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perdagangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Handel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

商売
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Perdagangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thương mại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வர்த்தக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्यापार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ticaret
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

commercio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

handel
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

торгівля
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

comerț
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εμπόριο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

handel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

handel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

handel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of trade

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRADE»

The term «trade» is very widely used and occupies the 1.308 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of trade
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRADE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «trade» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «trade» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about trade

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10 QUOTES WITH «TRADE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word trade.
1
Maria Bartiromo
The average trade of an individual is in the thousands of shares, whereas the institutional trade can be in the millions of shares. Clearly, the bigger the order, the bigger the move in the stock.
2
Tim Bishop
Foreign trade clearly has been a reason why inflation has been low.
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Tim Bishop
Foreign trade clearly holds down the cost of products we buy.
4
Sherwood Boehlert
Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption.
5
Terry Branstad
Iowans do understand the importance of breaking down barriers and increasing international trade.
6
Mel Brooks
If you stand on a soapbox and trade rhetoric with a dictator you never win.
7
Lois McMaster Bujold
Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart.
8
Susan Bysiewicz
Trade on the Internet is becoming very widespread. The problem is our laws have not caught up with electronic commerce.
9
James Chanos
The marginal people on the trading desks, there's no skill set. If they don't trade derivatives, I don't know what they can do. The next stop is driving a cab.
10
Nick Clegg
Although I am a young leader, I actually came to it strangely quite late. I have a different perspective, partly because of my family, partly because of what I did for ten years: negotiating trade deals, working out in Central Asia doing assistance projects.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRADE»

Discover the use of trade in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to trade and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The African Slave Trade
Examines European-African relations between 1450 and 1850 including the slave trade and its consequences.
Basil Davidson, 1961
2
Fair Trade Coffee: The Prospects and Pitfalls of ...
Using case studies from Mexico and Canada, this book examines the fair trade coffee movement at both the global and local level, assessing its effectiveness and locating it within political and development theory.
Gavin Fridell, 2007
3
My Trade: A Short History of British Journalism
Andrew Marr tells the story of modern journalism through his own experience. This is an extremely readable and utterly unique modern social history of British journalism, with all its odd glamour, smashed hopes and future possibility.
Andrew Marr, 2009
4
Trade
Rob Bowden explores the topic of trade in developed and developing countries.
Rob Bowden, 2008
5
The Transatlantic Slave Trade: A History
James A. Rawley fills a scholarly gap in the historical discussion of the slave trade from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century by providing one volume covering the economics, demography, epidemiology, and politics of the trade.This ...
James A. Rawley, Stephen D. Behrendt, 2005
6
Free Trade: Myths, Realities and Alternatives
Case for free trade, critiques, how policies work in practice plus new ideas for greater self reliance & alternative development.
Graham Dunkley, 2004
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Handbook on International Trade Policy
'This book obtains its broad expertise by pulling together expertise from a wide range of experts in the way that each chapter is written by authors specialized in the topic addressed.
William Alexander Kerr, James D. Gaisford, 2007
8
How I Trade Options
For those who want to learn about options, this is a rare opportunity to learn from a master trader. Najarian shows commitment to educating investors on the use of options to enhance their portfolios.
Jon Najarian, 2002
9
American Trade Politics
In the third edition of this winner of the American Political Science Association's Gladys Kammerer award for the best book on US national policy, Destler extends his original analysis to assess the politics of the extraordinarily ...
I. M. Destler, 1995
10
Day Trade Online
Most importantly, this book will show you how to beat Wall Street at its own game, by exploiting the buying and selling of the investing public in the same manner that the Street's most powerful brokerage firms and trading houses do.
Christopher A. Farrell, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRADE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term trade is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Talks for Pacific Trade Deal Stumble
LAHAINA, Hawaii — Trade negotiators from the United States and 11 other Pacific nations failed to reach final agreement on Friday, with difficult talks on the ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Mets Trade for Yoenis Cespedes as Yankees Stand Pat
David Wright was conducting a group interview near his locker on Friday afternoon and the clock over his right shoulder read 3:53, seven minutes from the trade ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
A Trade Deal Falls Apart and a Mets Player Is Left Shaken
Baseball deals are not considered official until any medical issues concerning the players involved have been reviewed by the teams making the trade. Normally ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
Phillies trade Cole Hamels to Rangers
The much-rumored Phillies ace Cole Hamels has been traded to the Rangers, CBSSports Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports. The trade is a 6-for-2 swap. «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
5
Reds agree to trade Johnny Cueto to Royals
The Royals have acquired right-hander Johnny Cueto from the Reds in a four-player trade, the teams announced Sunday afternoon. CBSSports.com Baseball ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
6
Bipartisan trade bill is no sure victory for President Obama
Washington (CNN) It was a huge win for President Barack Obama but, as is so often the case in polarized Washington, it may just be a prelude to a bigger battle ... «CNN, Jun 15»
7
Lawmakers, Obama officials scramble on trade
(CNN) There's no path for Congress to send President Barack Obama a historic free trade package right now, potentially marking the death of a measure he ... «CNN, Jun 15»
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The trade deal, explained for people who fall asleep hearing about …
Then there's Trade Promotion Authority, or TPA. This is also known as "fast-track" authority because it gives the president the ability to negotiate a deal that will ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
9
Trade Pacts Face Growing Pushback
The decades-old argument that major trade agreements boost both exports and jobs at home is losing its political punch, even in some of the country's most ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
10
Democrats blast unions' pressure tactics on trade
Washington (CNN) The Democrats who support President Barack Obama's free-trade push are growing increasingly concerned about organized labor's ... «CNN, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Trade [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/trade>. Aug 2019 ».
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