follow Dictionary.com

What's the "een" in Halloween?

stock exchange

noun
1.
a building or place where stocks and other securities are bought and sold.
2.
an association of brokers and dealers in stocks and bonds who meet together and transact business according to fixed rules.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for stock exchange
  • The stock exchange, the manufacturers, the shops are robbing the poor.
  • Listing on the stock exchange would place a market value on those shares.
British Dictionary definitions for stock exchange

stock exchange

noun (often capitals)
1.
Also called stock market
  1. a highly organized market facilitating the purchase and sale of securities and operated by professional stockbrokers and market makers according to fixed rules
  2. a place where securities are regularly traded
  3. (as modifier): a stock-exchange operator, stock-exchange prices
2.
the prices or trading activity of a stock exchange: the stock exchange fell heavily today
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
stock exchange in Culture

stock exchange definition


A place where stocks, bonds, and other securities are bought and sold.

Note: In the United States, the two largest stock exchanges are the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Activity on these two exchanges is usually considered an indication of the state of the economy as a whole.
The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Slide the arrow to see easier and harder words for stock exchange
Easy Moderate Difficult

Word Value for stock

11
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with stock exchange