Synonyms of trade in English:

trade


See definition of trade

noun

1‘the illicit trade in stolen cattle’

SYNONYMS

commerce, buying and selling, dealing, traffic, trafficking, business, marketing, merchandising, bargaining

dealings, transactions, negotiations, proceedings

2‘he left school to learn the glazier's trade’

SYNONYMS

craft, occupation, job, day job, career, profession, business, pursuit, living, livelihood, line, line of work, line of business, vocation, calling, walk of life, province, field

work, employment

métier

3‘we'll do a trade—I'll give you Foster if you get me some information’

SYNONYMS

swap, exchange, switch, barter, interchange, substitution, replacement, trade-off

archaic truck


verb

1‘he made his fortune trading in beaver pelts’

SYNONYMS

deal, traffic

buy and sell, market, peddle, merchandise, barter

informal hawk, tout, flog, run

2‘the business is trading at a loss’

SYNONYMS

do business, deal, run, operate

3‘I traded the old machine for a newer model’

SYNONYMS

swap, exchange, switch, barter, substitute, replace

archaic truck


Phrases

    trade on

      ‘he trades on his friendship with powerful people’

      SYNONYMS

      exploit, take advantage of, capitalize on, profit from, use, make use of

      milk, abuse, misuse

      informal

      cash in on