• Goods which are or were offered or intended for sale.
  • A commodity offered for sale; an article of commerce; a kind of merchandise.
  • The act or business of trading; trade; traffic.


  • To engage in trade; to carry on commerce.
  • To engage in in-store promotion of the sale of goods, as by display and arrangement of goods.
  • To engage in the trade of.
  • To engage in in-store promotion of the sale of.
  • To promote as if for sale.


Similar words


  • From Middle English marchaundise, from Anglo-Norman marchaundise, from marchaunt.
  • Morphologically merchant + -ise

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