barter definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To trade items or solutions with no exchange of money.
    • To traffic or trade, by trading one commodity for the next, in difference from a-sale and purchase, in which money is purchased the commodities transported; to vehicle.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To trade (items or solutions) minus the trade of cash.
    • To trade or change in the form of barter; to change (usually for an unworthy consideration); to traffic; to vehicle; -- sometimes followed by away.
  • noun:
    • The work or rehearse of bartering.
    • some thing bartered.
    • an equal exchange
    • The work or practice of trafficking by exchange of commodities; an exchange of products.
    • The thing provided as a swap.
    • The act of swapping; particularly, the act or practice of trafficking by change of products.
    • finished . offered as a swap.
    • An arithmetical rule through which the values various products tend to be ascertained and compared
    • Synonyms working, trade, traffic, vehicle, interchange.
    • an equal change
  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or being anything according to bartering: a barter economy.
  • verb:
    • exchange products or services without involving money
    • exchange products without involving cash
  • others:
    • To traffic or trade by trading one product for another, in distinction from exchanging for cash.
    • To give (a very important factor or product) for the next of comparable or supposed comparable price: with you, for (formerly with) a thing: because, to barter a person's jewels for loaves of bread.
    • To exchange, overall.

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