barter verb Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "barter" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

barter

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈbɑːtər/ COMMERCE
to exchange goods or services for other things rather than for money: barter (sth) for sth Cheap manufactured goods were bartered by the traders for all kinds of tropical products.
to discuss and come to an agreement about the price of something: He bartered down the price of the flat and saved thousands of pounds.barter with sb You need to barter with the cell phone company to get the plan you want at the price you want. →  Compare bargain , haggle
(Definition of barter verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of barter?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “barter”

Definitions of “barter” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
sprint

a short and very fast race, such as the 100 metres, or the last part of a longer race that is run as fast as possible

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More