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Definition 1: transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for commerce in the sense of this definition

(commerce is a kind of ...) the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)

"no transactions are possible without him" "he has always been honest is his dealings with me"

(... is a kind of commerce ) the deliberate act of failing to pay money

"his evasion of all his creditors" "he was indicted for nonpayment"

(... is a kind of commerce ) the act of paying money

(... is a kind of commerce ) buying and selling; especially illicit trade

(... is a kind of commerce ) the exchange of goods for an agreed sum of money

(... is a kind of commerce ) the commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer

(... is a kind of commerce ) the commercial processes involved in promoting and selling and distributing a product or service

"most companies have a manager in charge of marketing"

(... is a kind of commerce ) the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country

(... is a kind of commerce ) the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country

(... is a kind of commerce ) buying or selling securities or commodities

(... is a kind of commerce ) 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"

(... is a kind of commerce ) commerce conducted electronically (as on the internet)

(... is a kind of commerce ) reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)

"he earns his living from the interchange of currency"

(... is a kind of commerce ) a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public

(... is a kind of commerce ) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

"computers are now widely used in business"

(... is a kind of commerce ) trade from upper-class customers

(commerce is a part of ...) the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

(... are attributes of commerce) connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises

"commercial trucker" "commercial TV" "commercial diamonds"

(... are attributes of commerce) not connected with or engaged in commercial enterprises

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) do one's shopping

"She goes shopping every Friday"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use

"let's stock coffee as long as prices are low"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of

"The company is marketing its new line of beauty products"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) trade in in a bartering transaction

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) buy casually or spontaneously

"I picked up some food for a snack"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) (chiefly archaic) extend credit to

"don't trust my ex-wife; I won't pay her debts anymore"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) act as a broker

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) do business worth a certain amount of money

"The company turns over ten million dollars a year"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) practice arbitrage, as in the stock market

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) buy household supplies

"We go marketing every Saturday"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) shop around; not necessarily buying

"I don't need help, I'm just browsing"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) compare prices for a given item

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions

"The stock traded around $20 a share"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) be sold at the retail level

"These gems retail at thousands of dollars each"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) grant a franchise to

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) buy on impulse without proper reflection

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) leave as a guarantee in return for money

"pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell or transfer abroad

"we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) bring in from abroad

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) import or export without paying customs duties

"She smuggled cigarettes across the border"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) shop for antiques

"We went antiquing on Saturday"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) deal in a market

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) trade or deal a commodity

"They trafficked with us for gold"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) engage in the trade of

"he is merchandising telephone sets"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell cheaply as remainders

"The publisher remaindered the books"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell securities or commodities or foreign currency that is not actually owned by the seller, who hopes to cover (buy back) the sold items at a lower price and thus to earn a profit

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent

"He sold his house in January" "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell or discount

"negociate securities"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) get by buying and selling

"the company turned a good profit after a year"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell

"We cleared a lot of the old model cars"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) purchase

"What did you get at the toy store?"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) buy, select

"I'll take a pound of that sausage"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction

"The family purchased a new car" "The conglomerate acquired a new company" "She buys for the big department store"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) make commercial

"Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell (something) again after having bought it

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell (art works) from a collection, especially in order to raise money for the purchase of other art works

"The museum deaccessioned several important works of this painter"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase

"trade in an old car for a new one"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell or get rid of all one's merchandise

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell in large quantities

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell on the retail market

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell

"deal hashish"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) conduct business

"transact with foreign governments"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

"She deals in gold" "The brothers sell shoes"

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell at an auction

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) convert into cash; of goods and property

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive

(commerce is the domain which ... is member of) the period of time permitted by commercial usage for the payment of a bill of exchange (especially a foreign bill of exchange)

Definition 2: social exchange, especially of opinions, attitudes, etc. - [noun denoting communication]

(commerce is a kind of ...) the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.

Definition 3: the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913 - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for commerce in the sense of this definition

(commerce is a kind of ...) a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States

(commerce is a part of ...) the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States

(commerce is a part of ...) an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather

(commerce is a part of ...) an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth

(commerce is a part of ...) the government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new ones

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