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1. barter

noun. ['ˈbɑːrtɝ'] an equal exchange.

Synonyms

  • trade
  • interchange
  • exchange
  • horse trade
  • horse trading
  • swop

Antonyms

  • buy
  • export
  • import
  • sell

Etymology

  • barater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word barter


1. Verb, base form
Ask a friend if she has any acquaintances who might barter for rent in your new city.

2. Noun, singular or mass
When a barter exchange begins, someone usually has something the other wants.

3. Adverb, comparative
frequently barter with their neighbors to provide diversity to their menus.

Quotes containing the word barter


1. Our individuality is all, all, that we have. There are those who barter it for security, those who repress it for what they believe is the betterment of the whole society, but blessed in the twinkle of the morning star is the one who nurtures it and rides it in, in grace and love and wit, from peculiar station to peculiar station along life's bittersweet route.
- Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume

2. Life is a barter of choice and consequences.
- Samantha Sotto, Before Ever After

2. barter

verb. ['ˈbɑːrtɝ'] exchange goods without involving money.

Synonyms

  • change
  • interchange

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • barater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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