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The buying and selling of commodities and services; commerce; trade
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  1. The buying and selling of commodities and services; commerce; trade
  2. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
  3. A commercial enterprise or establishment:
A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
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  1. A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
  2. The general course or progression of one's working life or one's professional achievements:
  3. One's progress through life or in one's work
The buying and selling of goods, esp. when done on a large scale between cities, states, or countries; trade
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  1. The buying and selling of goods, esp. when done on a large scale between cities, states, or countries; trade
  2. The exchange of goods, materials, products, and services or the travel of people. The exchange of goods, materials, products, and services or the travel of people.
  3. The buying and selling of goods, especially on a large scale, as between cities or nations.
The amount or value of goods and services sold.
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  1. The amount or value of goods and services sold.
  2. Plural form of sale
  3. The activities involved in selling goods or services.
An undertaking; project
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  1. An undertaking; project
  2. A business venture or company
  3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
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  1. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
  2. An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
  3. The military government exercising control over an occupied nation or territory.
An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
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  1. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
  2. (--- loosely) Any occupation
  3. The act or ceremony of taking vows on formally entering a religious order
A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
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  1. A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
  2. The arrangement of body parts; posture:
  3. A situation as it relates to the surrounding circumstances:
A player's turn or right to deal
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  1. A player's turn or right to deal
  2. A business transaction:
  3. (Informal) Treatment received:
Something bartered.
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  1. Something bartered.
  2. The act or practice of bartering.
  3. An equal exchange
The writing or document containing such an agreement.
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  1. The writing or document containing such an agreement.
  2. A paid assignment to murder someone:
  3. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. Any legally binding agreement voluntarily entered into by two or more parties that places an obligation on each party to do or not do something for one or more of the other parties and that gives each party the right to demand the performance of whatever is promised to them by the other parties. To be valid, all parties must be legally competent to enter a contract, neither the objective nor any of the obligations or promised performances may be illegal, mutuality of the agreement and of its obligations must exist, and there must be consideration. See also acceptance, offer, privity, tender, breach of contract, and bargain. To enter into or settle by a contract or to make a legally binding promise. The document containing the terms of a contract.
To be kind or helpful to, but in a haughty or snobbish way, as if dealing with an inferior
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  1. To be kind or helpful to, but in a haughty or snobbish way, as if dealing with an inferior
  2. To go to as a customer, especially on a regular basis:
  3. To be a regular customer of (a store, merchant, etc.)
(Informal) To offer for sale
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  1. (Informal) To offer for sale
  2. To look for something with the intention of acquiring it.
  3. To visit or buy from (a particular store).
To obtain at a cost, as of suffering or sacrifice
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  1. To obtain at a cost, as of suffering or sacrifice
  2. To move or raise by means of a mechanical device
  3. To obtain for money or by paying a price; buy
To give (goods or services) in return for other goods or services; trade
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  1. To give (goods or services) in return for other goods or services; trade
  2. The exchange of goods or services without the use of money. The exchange of goods or services without the use of money. To negotiate, engage in, or conclude a barter.
To exchange, trade, or barter
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  1. To exchange, trade, or barter
  2. To trade one thing for another.
  3. To exchange or give (something) in an exchange (for something else).
The buying and selling of goods, esp. when done on a large scale between cities, states, or countries; trade
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  1. The buying and selling of goods, esp. when done on a large scale between cities, states, or countries; trade
  2. The exchange of goods, materials, products, and services or the travel of people. The exchange of goods, materials, products, and services or the travel of people.
  3. The buying and selling of goods, especially on a large scale, as between cities or nations.
A standardized tradition of toolmaking associated with a specified tool or culture:
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  1. A standardized tradition of toolmaking associated with a specified tool or culture:
  2. The owners and managers of industry
  3. Any large-scale business activity
Buying and selling; barter; trade, sometimes, specif., of a wrong or illegal kind
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  1. Buying and selling; barter; trade, sometimes, specif., of a wrong or illegal kind
  2. Dealings or business (with someone)
  3. The business of moving passengers and cargo through a transportation system.
Serious work or endeavor:
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  1. Serious work or endeavor:
  2. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
  3. A commercial enterprise or establishment:
Habitual patronage, as of a store:
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  1. Habitual patronage, as of a store:
  2. A practice, particularly in business, that is so old and universal that it has obtained the force of law. A practice, particularly in business, that is so old and universal that it has obtained the force of law.
  3. The regular support or patronage of a business establishment
The trade given to a commercial establishment by its customers:
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  1. The trade given to a commercial establishment by its customers:
  2. The giving of protection or support; sponsorship; all of the clients or customers of a business; clientele; political favors, such as appointing to governmental positions in exchange for political support. The giving of protection or support; sponsorship; all of the clients or customers of a business; clientele; political favors, such as appointing to governmental positions in exchange for political support.
  3. Business; trade; custom
Messages or data conveyed through such a system:
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  1. Messages or data conveyed through such a system:
  2. The business of moving passengers and cargo through a transportation system.
  3. Dealings or business (with someone)
Money returned as the difference between the price of something bought and the bill or coin of larger denomination given in payment
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  1. Money returned as the difference between the price of something bought and the bill or coin of larger denomination given in payment
  2. The replacing of one thing for another; substitution:
  3. In jazz, a change of harmony; a modulation.
The payment made
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  1. The payment made
  2. The act of traveling as a commuter, esp. by using a commutation ticket
  3. In criminal law, the president’s or governor’s substitution of a less severe punishment for a greater one that was imposed by a court in a criminal action. See also amnesty, pardon, and reprieve. In criminal law, the president’s or governor’s substitution of a less severe punishment for a greater one that was imposed by a court in a criminal action. See also amnesty, pardon, and reprieve.
A thing given or received in exchange
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  1. A thing given or received in exchange
  2. (Commerce, Finance) The payment of debts by negotiable drafts or bills of exchange, without actual transfer of money
  3. An exchanging of a sum of money of one country or of a depreciated issue for the equivalent in the money of another country or of a current issue
(Rail transport) A connection between two or more lines, services or modes of transport; a station at which such a connection can be made.
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  1. (Rail transport) A connection between two or more lines, services or modes of transport; a station at which such a connection can be made.
  2. The act or process of interchanging.
  3. A highway junction in which traffic may change from one road to another without crossing a stream of traffic.
A change in direction:
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  1. A change in direction:
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A change of clothing
  3. A change in attitude, judgment, or emphasis.
The act of substituting or the state of being substituted
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  1. The act of substituting or the state of being substituted
  2. The act or an instance of substituting.
  3. The selection of an individual or a thing to take the place of another; the process of one thing taking another’s place or one person acting in lieu of another. The selection of an individual or a thing to take the place of another; the process of one thing taking another’s place or one person acting in lieu of another.
An abrupt, sharp, lashing movement, as with a switch
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  1. An abrupt, sharp, lashing movement, as with a switch
  2. A separate tress or plait of natural or synthetic hair bound at one end and used by women as part of a coiffure
  3. A shift, transference, or change, esp. if sudden or unexpected
The result of this; something transposed
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  1. The result of this; something transposed
  2. (Music) A shift of a piece of music to a different musical key by adjusting all the notes of the work equally either up or down in pitch.
  3. (Chess) A sequence of moves resulting in a position that may also be reached by another, more common sequence.
An exchange, trade, or barter
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  1. An exchange, trade, or barter
  2. A contract in which two parties agree to exchange periodic interest payments, especially when one payment is at a fixed rate and the other varies according to the performance of a reference rate, such as the prime rate.
  3. (Computing, informal, uncountable) Space available in a swap file for use as auxiliary memory.
Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
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  1. Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
  2. The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
  3. Any branch of creative work, esp. painting, drawing, or work in any other graphic or plastic medium
Something involving one personally:
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  1. Something involving one personally:
  2. Serious work or endeavor:
  3. One's work, occupation, or profession
A strong urge to become religious.
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  1. A strong urge to become religious.
  2. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
  3. A job or occupation.
A special skill, art, or dexterity
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  1. A special skill, art, or dexterity
  2. An article or articles made by a process using manual skills
  3. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
(Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
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  1. (Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
  2. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
  3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
An operation done to improve one's appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination:
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  1. An operation done to improve one's appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination:
  2. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession:
  3. The action of doing a task, duty, or piece of work
An open or functioning telephone connection:
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  1. An open or functioning telephone connection:
  2. A sequence of related things that leads to a certain ending:
  3. One's trade, occupation, or field of interest:
An occupying or being occupied; specif., the seizure and control of a country or area by military forces
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  1. An occupying or being occupied; specif., the seizure and control of a country or area by military forces
  2. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
  3. That which chiefly engages one's time; (one's) trade, profession, or business
A professing, or declaring; avowal, whether true or pretended
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  1. A professing, or declaring; avowal, whether true or pretended
  2. The body of persons in any such calling or occupation
  3. The act or ceremony of taking vows on formally entering a religious order
  1. A hobby or recreational activity, done regularly.
  2. The act of pursuing.
  3. An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy
(--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
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  1. (--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
  2. A call, summons, or impulsion to perform a certain function or enter a certain career, esp. a religious one
  3. An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work:
A factory, plant, or similar building or complex of buildings where a specific type of business or industry is carried on. Often used in combination:
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  1. A factory, plant, or similar building or complex of buildings where a specific type of business or industry is carried on. Often used in combination:
  2. Something one is making, doing, or acting upon, esp. as part of one's occupation or duty; task; undertaking
  3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
(Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
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  1. (Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
  2. A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
  3. A dishonest or fraudulent business or practice.
The state of being employed:
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  1. The state of being employed:
  2. The state of being employed, esp. for pay; paid service; employment
  3. (Archaic) Work or occupation
To cause to be different:
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  1. To cause to be different:
  2. To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
  3. To put a fresh covering on:
To yield the same result regardless of order. For example, numbers commute under addition, which is a commutative operation. Generally, any two operators H and G commute if their commutator is zero, i.e. HG − GH = 0.
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  1. To yield the same result regardless of order. For example, numbers commute under addition, which is a commutative operation. Generally, any two operators H and G commute if their commutator is zero, i.e. HG − GH = 0.
  2. To pay in gross, usually at a reduced rate, rather than in individual payments.
  3. To change (a penalty, debt, or payment) to a less severe one.
To receive or give another thing for (something returned)
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  1. To receive or give another thing for (something returned)
  2. To give in return for something received; trade:
  3. To give and receive (equivalent or similar things); interchange
To mutually give and receive (something); to exchange
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  1. To mutually give and receive (something); to exchange
  2. To give and take mutually; exchange
  3. (Intransitive) to swap or change places
In typing, to change from small letters, etc. to capitals, etc. by depressing a key (shift key)
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  1. In typing, to change from small letters, etc. to capitals, etc. by depressing a key (shift key)
  2. To change position, direction, form, character, etc.
  3. To change (gears), as in an automobile.
(Chemistry) To replace (one or more atoms or groups in a compound) by other atoms or groups.
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  1. (Chemistry) To replace (one or more atoms or groups in a compound) by other atoms or groups.
  2. (Now Rare) To take the place of
  3. To put or use in place of another
(--- Informal) To produce as if by operating a control. Often used with on :
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  1. (--- Informal) To produce as if by operating a control. Often used with on :
  2. To transfer (a railroad train or car) from one set of tracks to another by use of a switch; shunt
  3. To shift; transfer; change
To exchange, trade, or barter
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  1. To exchange, trade, or barter
  2. To exchange or give (something) in an exchange (for something else).
  3. To trade one thing for another.
To manage, operate, or use with the hand or hands; manipulate
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  1. To manage, operate, or use with the hand or hands; manipulate
  2. To act or function in a given way while in operation:
  3. To deal or trade in the purchase or sale of:
To offer for sale:
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  1. To offer for sale:
  2. To sell
  3. To deal in a market; buy or sell
To advertise, promote, and organize the sale of (a particular product)
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  1. To advertise, promote, and organize the sale of (a particular product)
  2. (Intransitive) To engage in in-store promotion of the sale of goods, as by display and arrangement of goods.
  3. To buy and sell; carry on trade in (some kind of goods)
To carry on trade in; deal in
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  1. To carry on trade in; deal in
To sell or offer for sale
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  1. To sell or offer for sale
  2. To travel about selling wares.
  3. To engage in the illicit sale of (narcotics).
To sell at retail, or in small quantities directly to customers.
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  1. To sell at retail, or in small quantities directly to customers.
  2. Direct to consumers, in retail quantities, or at retail prices.
  3. To sell at retail.
To have or offer regularly for sale; deal in
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  1. To have or offer regularly for sale; deal in
  2. To give up or surrender in exchange for a price or reward:
  3. To attract prospective buyers; be popular on the market:
To sell for money or other valuable consideration. (The term is not usually used to refer to real property, although its other forms, vendor and vendee, are.) To sell for money or other valuable consideration. (The term is not usually used to refer to real property, although its other forms, vendor and vendee, are.)
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  1. To sell for money or other valuable consideration. (The term is not usually used to refer to real property, although its other forms, vendor and vendee, are.) To sell for money or other valuable consideration. (The term is not usually used to refer to real property, although its other forms, vendor and vendee, are.)
  2. To offer for sale, especially by peddling.
  3. To sell, esp. by peddling
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