Definition of trading


  • buying or selling securities or commodities.


  • engage in the trade of; "he is merchandising telephone sets". Synonyms: merchandise, trade.
  • turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase; "trade in an old car for a new one". Synonyms: trade, trade in.
  • be traded at a certain price or under certain conditions; "The stock traded around $20 a share". Synonyms: trade.
  • exchange or give (something) in exchange for. Synonyms: swap, switch, swop, trade.
  • do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood; "She deals in gold", "The brothers sell shoes". Synonyms: deal, sell, trade.

Related words

arbitrage, close, deal, export, hawk, huckster, import, market, monger, peddle, pitch, push, pyramid, run, traffic, vend.

Words nearby trading

grading, tracing.

Rhymes with trading

blockading, braiding, degrading, fading, grading, invading, lading, raiding, shading, wading.

End with trading

overtrading, outtrading.

More information about trading

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • trading is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 9 points
  • trading is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 9 points
  • trading is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 11 points
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