re·trade, verb, re·trad·ed, re·trad·ing, noun
un·der·trade, verb, un·der·trad·ed, un·der·trad·ing.
business, barter, dealing. T rade
refer to the exchanging of commodities for other commodities or money. T rade
is the general word: a brisk trade between the nations.
applies to trade on a large scale and over an extensive area: international commerce.
may refer to a particular kind of trade; but it usually suggests the travel, transportation, and activity associated with or incident to trade: the opium traffic; heavy traffic on the railroads. 3.
vocation, métier, employment, living, craft. See occupation
refer to exchange or transfer of ownership for some kind of material consideration. T rade
conveys the general idea, but often means to exchange articles of more or less even value: to trade with Argentina.
suggests a somewhat extended period of coming to terms: to bargain about the price of a horse.
applies especially to exchanging goods, wares, labor, etc., with no transfer of money for the transaction: to barter wheat for machinery.
implies transferring ownership, usually for a sum of money: to sell a car.