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Definitions of market

  1. make commercial; " Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"
  2. a marketplace where groceries are sold; " the grocery store included a meat market"
  3. deal in a market
  4. the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold; " without competition there would be no market"; " they were driven from the marketplace"
  5. the securities markets in the aggregate; " the market always frustrates the small investor"
  6. the customers for a particular product or service; " before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it"
  7. engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of; " The company is marketing its new line of beauty products"
  8. buy household supplies; " We go marketing every Saturday"
  9. A meeting together of people, at a stated time and place, for the purpose of traffic ( as in cattle, provisions, wares, etc.) by private purchase and sale, and not by auction; as, a market is held in the town every week.
  10. A public place ( as an open space in a town) or a large building, where a market is held; a market place or market house; esp., a place where provisions are sold.
  11. An opportunity for selling anything; demand, as shown by price offered or obtainable; a town, region, or country, where the demand exists; as, to find a market for one's wares; there is no market for woolen cloths in that region; India is a market for English goods.
  12. Exchange, or purchase and sale; traffic; as, a dull market; a slow market.
  13. The privelege granted to a town of having a public market.
  14. To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.
  15. To expose for sale in a market; to traffic in; to sell in a market, and in an extended sense, to sell in any manner; as, most of the farmes have marketed their crops.
  16. A public or private place for the sale or purchase of provisions; a region or country where anything can be sold; as, American manufactures find a ready market; state of trade as shown by rate or price; as, a dull market.
  17. To deal in a public place where provisions are exposed for sale; buy or sell goods or provisions.
  18. To offer for sale, or to sell, in a public place; to find a purchaser for.
  19. A public place for the purposes of buying and selling: the time for the market: sale: rate of sale: value.
  20. To deal at a market: to buy and sell.
  21. Public place for traffic; sale.
  22. To deal in a market.
  23. To take or send to market; deal in a market.
  24. A place where articles are exposed for sale; traffic; sale.
  25. A meeting for purchase and sale; a public place for buying and selling; assemblage at a market; a place of sale; sale.
  26. Trade in.
  27. To deal at a market.
  28. A public place or building for buying and selling; purchase and sale.
  29. To deal in a market; to buy or sell.

Usage examples for market

  1. Is the market at all upset? – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  2. But I'm thinking there won't be any need to send them to Bryndermere market. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  3. The machine isn't going to be put on the market at all. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  4. Next morning was market- day. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  5. So, he right- about- faced and went striding from the market with the others following him. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  6. They're for the market, I s'pose? – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  7. At eight o'clock she went out to market. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  8. I wonder who could have left that market basket out here. – Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington
  9. I passed through the market- place, usually a very busy spot. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  10. If the market is glutted on such crops, they can be fed out at home. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  11. To the market we drove Good- morrow, my sweet! – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  12. I know ye now- things of the market- place and bazaar'. – Leila or, The Siege of Granada, Book V. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  13. Because that's not your market. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  14. But what I mean is, it's a limited market. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  15. I'm in the market. – Torchy by Sewell Ford
  16. Next day Jim returned to the market town. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  17. Two days after her explanation with Quenu she returned home from the market looking very pale. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  18. It would have been a wonderful market. – Youth by Isaac Asimov
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