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Definition 1: the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold - [noun denoting act]

Samples where market or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • without competition there would be no market
  • they were driven from the marketplace

Synonyms for market in the sense of this definition

(market is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of market ) (economics) a market in which goods or services are offered by several sellers but there is only one buyer

(... is a kind of market ) (economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller

"a monopoly on silver" "when you have a monopoly you can ask any price you like"

(... is a kind of market ) the market in which workers compete for jobs and employers compete for workers

(... is a kind of market ) a market in which more people want to buy than want to sell

(... is a kind of market ) an unofficial market in which goods are bought and sold at prices lower than the official price set by a regulatory agency

(... is a kind of market ) a market in which more people want to sell than want to buy

(... is a kind of market ) an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls

(... is a kind of market ) (economics) a market in which control over the supply of a commodity is in the hands of a small number of producers and each one can influence prices and affect competitors

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

"computers are now widely used in business"

Definition 2: a marketplace where groceries are sold - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where market or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the grocery store included a meat market

Synonyms for market in the sense of this definition

(market is a kind of ...) an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up

(... is a kind of market ) a greengrocer's grocery store

(... is a kind of market ) a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods

(market is a part of ...) a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects

Definition 3: an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for market in the sense of this definition

(market is a kind of ...) a place of business for retailing goods

(... is a kind of market ) a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece

(... is a kind of market ) a street of small shops (especially in Orient)

(... is a kind of market ) a marketplace where groceries are sold

"the grocery store included a meat market"

(... is a kind of market ) a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold

(... is a kind of market ) a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)

(... is a kind of market ) the marketplace in ancient Greece

Definition 4: the customers for a particular product or service - [noun denoting group]

Samples where market or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

(market is a kind of ...) people having the same social, economic, or educational status

"the working class" "an emerging professional class"

(... is a kind of market ) people who engage in illicit trade

Definition 5: the securities markets in the aggregate - [noun denoting group]

Samples where market or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the market always frustrates the small investor

Synonyms for market in the sense of this definition

(market is a kind of ...) the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise

"each industry has its own trade publications"

(... is a kind of market ) a market characterized by falling prices for securities

(... is a kind of market ) a market characterized by rising prices for securities

(... is a kind of market ) used to allude to the securities industry of Great Britain

(... is a kind of market ) used to allude to the securities industry of the United States

(... is a kind of market ) a market for short-term debt instruments

(market is a member of ...) an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers

(market is a member of ...) a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance

Definition 6: make commercial - [verb of change]

Samples where market or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Some Amish people have commercialized their way of life

Synonyms for market in the sense of this definition

(market is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(market belongs to category ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

Definition 7: engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of - [verb of possession]

Samples where market or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The company is marketing its new line of beauty products

(market is a kind of ...) engage in the trade of

"he is merchandising telephone sets"

(... is a kind of market ) make available for sale

"The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"

(market belongs to category ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

Definition 8: deal in a market - [verb of possession]

(market is a kind of ...) do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

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

(market belongs to category ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

Definition 9: buy household supplies - [verb of possession]

Samples where market or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We go marketing every Saturday

(market is a kind of ...) do one's shopping

"She goes shopping every Friday"

(market belongs to category ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

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