Meaning of “trade” - Learner’s Dictionary

trade

verb us uk /treɪd/
Extra Examples
The company has continued to trade profitably.They ceased trading a year ago.The company trades all over the world.The early settlers traded with the Indians.The sanctions will prevent them from trading in Europe.
BUY AND SELL [ I ]

B2 to buy and sell goods or services, especially between countries:

This will increase costs for companies trading with Asia.
EXCHANGE [ T ] mainly US

to give something to someone and receive something else in exchange:

He traded his guitar for a leather jacket.
trading noun [ U ]

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(Definition of “trade verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)