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1. commerce

noun. ['ˈkɑːmɝs'] transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services).

Synonyms

  • traffic
  • carriage trade
  • importing
  • trade
  • e-commerce
  • IPO
  • exchange
  • noncommercial
  • trading
  • exporting
  • dealing
  • interchange
  • business enterprise
  • defrayment
  • dealings
  • merchandising
  • commercialism
  • nonpayment
  • importation
  • distribution
  • commercial enterprise
  • payment
  • shipping
  • marketing
  • exportation
  • evasion
  • transport
  • transaction
  • mercantilism
  • initial public offering
  • initial offering
  • defrayal
  • business
  • commercial
  • selling

Antonyms

  • payment
  • nonpayment
  • commercial
  • buy

Etymology

  • commerce (French)
  • commerce (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Commerce

  • demerse

How do you spell commerce? Is it comerce ?

A common misspelling of commerce is comerce

Example sentences of the word commerce


1. Noun, singular or mass
Credit has long been the grease that lubricates the wheels of commerce.

Quotes containing the word commerce


1. The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.
- Frederick Lewis Donaldson

2. Allowing a handful of broadband carriers to determine what people see and do online would fundamentally undermine the features that have made the Internet such a success, and could permanently compromise the Internet as a platform for the free exchange of information, commerce, and ideas.
- Vint Cerf

3. Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
- Oliver Goldsmith

2. e-commerce

noun. commerce conducted electronically (as on the internet).

Synonyms

  • mercantilism
  • commercialism

Antonyms

  • payment
  • nonpayment
  • commercial

3. commerce

noun. ['ˈkɑːmɝs'] social exchange, especially of opinions, attitudes, etc..

Antonyms

  • import

Etymology

  • commerce (French)
  • commerce (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. Commerce

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.

Synonyms

  • Census Bureau
  • NOAA
  • Bureau of the Census
  • executive department
  • Department of Commerce
  • Patent and Trademark Office Database
  • Patent Office
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Commerce Department
  • DoC
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