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