Definition of trade name in US English:

trade name


  • 1A name that has the status of a trademark.

    • ‘Povidone-iodine contains no less than 9% and not more than 12% iodine, depending on the trade name.’
    • ‘He was 100% certain that he discussed the trade name with Mr Street and had no doubt whatsoever about this.’
    • ‘The new formulation, which will be marketed under the same trade name, can be chewed and swallowed, or swallowed whole.’
    • ‘Sold under the trade name Dursban, the chemical is the most widely used household pesticide in the United States.’
    • ‘The same symbol might function as a trademark, a service mark and a trade name, depending on the context in which it is used.’
    • ‘Botox is the trade name for a highly purified, naturally occurring protein that is produced by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum.’
    • ‘The chemical, also known by the trade name Rithialate, is used in vaccine manufacturing as a preservative.’
    • ‘In 1998, the Food and Drug Administration approved the vaccine under the trade name of RotaShield ®.’
    • ‘Methocarbamol, which is known by the trade name Robaxin, is a muscle relaxer often used during training.’
    • ‘He said: ‘The web address in our company name is an official trade name and trademark registered in both the UK and the EU.’’
    • ‘MyoZap is the trade name for a revolutionary new patented compound called Fraction C.’
    • ‘Sucrolose, better known by its Splenda trade name, is approximately 600 times sweeter than sugar.’
    • ‘Medications should be ordered by the generic name, not by the proprietary or trade name.’
    • ‘There are thousands of steels available today, each one characterized by a particular trade name or alloy composition.’
    • ‘Currently present in more than 50 percent of all vaccines, it is known by the trade name Rithialate.’
    logo, emblem, sign, stamp, symbol, device, badge, crest, insignia, seal, coat of arms, shield, motif, hallmark, mark, figure, monogram, logotype, colophon
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  • 2A name by which something is known in a particular trade or profession.

    • ‘Each herbicide has a trade name (sometimes more than one), a common name, and a chemical name.’


trade name

/ˈtreɪd ˌneɪm//ˈtrād ˌnām/