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market

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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mar=ket
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CIDE DICTIONARY

marketn. [Akin to D. markt, OHG. markāt, merkāt, G. markt; all fr.L. mercatus trade, market place, fr. mercari, p. p. mercatus, to trade, traffic, merx, mercis, ware, merchandise, prob. akin to merere to deserve, gain, acquire: cf. F. marché. See Merit, and cf. Merchant, Mart.].
  •  A meeting together of people, at a stated time and place, for the purpose of buying and selling (as cattle, provisions, wares, etc.) by private purchase and sale, and not by auction; as, a market is held in the town every week; a farmers' market.  [1913 Webster]
    "He is wit's peddler; and retails his wares
    At wakes, and wassails, meetings, markets, fairs.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Three women and a goose make a market."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "There is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An opportunity for selling or buying anything; demand, as shown by price offered or obtainable; 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; there are none for sale on the market; the best price on the market.  [1913 Webster]
    "There is a third thing to be considered: how a market can be created for produce, or how production can be limited to the capacities of the market."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Exchange, or purchase and sale; traffic; as, a dull market; a slow market.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The price for which a thing is sold in a market; market price. Hence: Value; worth.  [1913 Webster]
    "What is a man
    If his chief good and market of his time
    Be but to sleep and feed?
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  The privelege granted to a town of having a public market.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A specified group of potential buyers, or a region in which goods may be sold; a town, region, or country, where the demand exists; as, the under-30 market; the New Jersey market.  [PJC]
    " Market is often used adjectively, or in forming compounds of obvious meaning; as, market basket, market day, market folk, market house, marketman, market place, market price, market rate, market wagon, market woman, and the like."  [1913 Webster]
Market beater, a swaggering bully; a noisy braggart. [Obs.] Chaucer. -- Market bell, a bell rung to give notice that buying and selling in a market may begin. [Eng.] Shak. -- Market cross, a cross set up where a market is held. Shak. -- Market garden, a garden in which vegetables are raised for market. -- Market gardening, the raising of vegetables for market. -- Market place, an open square or place in a town where markets or public sales are held. -- Market town, a town that has the privilege of a stated public market.
marketv. i. 
     To deal in a market; to buy or sell; to make bargains for provisions or goods.  [1913 Webster]
marketv. t. 
     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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Industrious merchants meet, and market there
    The world's collected wealth.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

market, n. & v.
--n.
1 a the gathering of people for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, etc., esp. with a number of different vendors. b the time of this.
2 an open space or covered building used for this.
3 (often foll. by for) a demand for a commodity or service (goods find a ready market).
4 a place or group providing such a demand.
5 conditions as regards, or opportunity for, buying or selling.
6 the rate of purchase and sale, market value (the market fell).
7 (prec. by the) the trade in a specified commodity (the corn market).
8 (the Market) Brit. the European Economic Community.
--v. (marketed, marketing)
1 tr. sell.
2 tr. offer for sale.
3 intr. buy or sell goods in a market.

Idiom
be in the market for wish to buy. be on (or come into) the market be offered for sale. make a market Stock Exch. induce active dealing in a stock or shares. market cross a structure erected in a market-place, orig. a stone cross, later an arcaded building. market-day a day on which a market is regularly held, usu. weekly. market garden a place where vegetables and fruit are grown for the market etc. market gardener a person who owns or is employed in a market garden. market maker Brit. a member of the Stock Exchange granted certain privileges and trading to prescribed regulations. market-place
1 an open space where a market is held in a town.
2 the scene of actual dealings. market price the price in current dealings. market research the study of consumers' needs and preferences. market town Brit. a town where a market is held. market value value as a saleable thing (opp. book value). put on the market offer for sale.
Derivative
marketer n. marketing n.
Etymology
ME ult. f. L mercatus f. mercari buy: see MERCHANT

THESAURUS

market

Dow-Jones Industrial Average, Wall Street, agora, auto show, balance of trade, bazaar, be in, big business, bill of sale, boat show, browse, business, business dealings, buy and sell, call, campo, carriage trade, carry, clientage, clientele, close out, commerce, commercial affairs, commercial complex, commercial relations, competitive market, convert into cash, custom, cut under, deal in, dealing, dealings, demand, dump, effect a sale, emporium, exchange, exposition, fair, fair trade, flea fair, flea market, forum, free trade, furnish, give, go marketing, go shopping, handle, hawk, industry, intercourse, job, long market, make a sale, make available, market cross, market index, market overt, marketing, marketplace, mart, mass market, mercantile business, merchandise, merchandising, merchantry, move, multilateral trade, open market, outlet, patronage, peddle, piazza, place, plaza, public, purchasing public, reciprocal trade, resell, restraint of trade, retail, retailing, rialto, rural market, sacrifice, sale, sales, sell, sell off, sell on consignment, sell out, sell over, sell retail, sell short, sell up, sell wholesale, selling, shop, shopping center, shopping mall, shopping plaza, show, showroom, small business, spotty market, square, staple, steady market, stiff market, stock market, stock price index, store, street market, strong market, suburban market, supermarket, the business world, the market, the marketplace, ticker market, tie-in, top-heavy market, trade, trade fair, trade in, traffic, traffic in, truck, turn into money, turn over, turnover, undercut, undersell, unilateral trade, unload, unsteady market, vend, weak market, wholesale, wholesaling, wholesome, window-shop, youth market

ROGET THESAURUS

market

Purchase

VB buy, purchase, invest in, procure, rent, repurchase, buy in, keep in one's pay, bribe, suborn, pay, spend, make a purchase, complete a purchase, buy over the counter, shop, market, go shopping.

Mart

N mart, market, marketplace, fair, bazaar, staple, exchange, change, bourse, hall, guildhall, tollbooth, customhouse, Tattersall's, stall, booth, stand, newsstand, cart, wagon, wharf, office, chambers, countinghouse, bureau, counter, compter, shop, emporium, establishment, store, department store, general store, five and ten, variety store, co-op, finding store, grindery warehouse, grocery, supermarket, candy store, sweet shop, confectionery, bakery, greengrocer, delicatessen, bakeshop, butcher shop, fish store, farmers' market, mom and pop store, dairy, health food store, tobacco shop, tobacco store, tobacconists, cigar store, hardware store, jewelry shop, bookstore, liquor store, gun shop, rod and reel shop, furniture store, drugstore, chemist's, florist, flower shop, shoe store, stationer, stationer's, electronics shop, telephone store, music store, record shop, fur store, sporting goods store, video store, video rental store, lumber store, lumber yard, home improvements store, home improvement center, gas station, auto repair shop, auto dealer, used car dealer, mall, suburban mall, commons, pedestrian mall, shopping street, surplus store, army-navy surplus store, auction, flea market, yard sale, garage sale, pawn shop, antiques store, second-hand store, second time around shop, thrift shop, warehouse, wareroom, depot, interposit, entrepot, market-overt, real-estate broker, vending machine.


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