commerce

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[comĀ·merce]

The United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913

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The exchange or buying and selling of commodities; esp. the exchange of merchandise, on a large scale, between different places or communities; extended trade or traffic.

Noun
transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

Noun
social exchange, especially of opinions, attitudes, etc.

Noun
the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913


n.
The exchange or buying and selling of commodities; esp. the exchange of merchandise, on a large scale, between different places or communities; extended trade or traffic.

n.
Social intercourse; the dealings of one person or class in society with another; familiarity.

n.
Sexual intercourse.

n.
A round game at cards, in which the cards are subject to exchange, barter, or trade.

v. i.
To carry on trade; to traffic.

v. i.
To hold intercourse; to commune.


Commerce

Com"merce , n. (Formerly accented on the second syllable.) [F. commerce, L. commercium; com- + merx, mercis, merchadise. See Merchant.] 1. The exchange or buying and selling of commodities; esp. the exchange of merchandise, on a large scale, between different places or communities; extended trade or traffic.
The public becomes powerful in proportion to the opulence and extensive commerce of private men.
2. Social intercourse; the dealings of one person or class in society with another; familiarity.
Fifteen years of thought, observation, and commerce with the world had made him [Bunyan] wiser.
3. Sexual intercourse. W. Montagu. 4. A round game at cards, in which the cards are subject to exchange, barter, or trade. Hoyle. Chamber of commerce. See Chamber. Syn. -- Trade; traffic; dealings; intercourse; interchange; communion; communication.

Commerce

Com*merce" (? ∨ ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Commerced ; p>. pr. & vb. n. Commercing.] [Cf. F. commercer, fr. LL. commerciare.] 1. To carry on trade; to traffic. [Obs.]
Beware you commerce not with bankrupts.
2. To hold intercourse; to commune. Milton.
Commercing with himself.
Musicians . . . taught the people in angelic harmonies to commerce with heaven.

The exchange or buying and selling of commodities; esp. the exchange of merchandise, on a large scale, between different places or communities; extended trade or traffic.

To carry on trade; to traffic.

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Usage Examples

Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid.

I just wish the crowd I was associated with was more passionate about what they were doing and less consumed with the commerce of the art form.

Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies.

Music was your real passion, this thing you held dear even above family. It was this relationship that never betrayed you. Once it became your job - this thing that was highly visible, this thing that became about commerce - that's when you were holding onto music like it was a palm tree in a hurricane.

Money is the best rule of commerce.

Our budget works to reduce and eliminate the risk of attacks at our ports, rails, in the skies, our food supply and roads by allowing for increases in many of the programs and agencies to help protect these important areas of commerce and travel.

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.

Each co-operative institution will become a school of business in which each member will acquire a knowledge of the laws of trade and commerce.

Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.

And you also have to do movies that are about commerce because that's what is required of the industry today.

Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour. Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.

Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.

Certainly the advent of technology and electronic commerce has had an immense impact on the real estate industry.

My goal is to ensure the Northern Border is safe, secure and allows for the free flow of travel and commerce.

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