(noun, verb)


1. the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold

- without competition there would be no market

- they were driven from the marketplace

Similar word(s): marketplace

Definition categories: act, activity

2. the customers for a particular product or service

- before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

Definition categories: group, class, stratum

3. a marketplace where groceries are sold

- the grocery store included a meat market

Similar word(s): grocery

Definition categories: man–made, market, marketplace, mart

4. the securities markets in the aggregate

- the market always frustrates the small investor

Definition categories: group, industry

5. an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up

Similar word(s): marketplace, mart

Definition categories: man–made, outlet

Sentences with market as a noun:

- The privilege to hold a weekly market was invaluable for any feudal era burgh.

- We believe that the market for the new widget is the older homeowner.

- Foreign markets were lost as our currency rose versus their valuta.

- The stock market ceased to be monopolized by the paper-shuffling national stock exchanges with the advent of Internet markets.


1. engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of

- The company is marketing its new line of beauty products

Definition categories: possession, merchandise, trade

2. buy household supplies

- We go marketing every Saturday

Definition categories: possession, shop

3. deal in a market

Definition categories: possession, deal, sell, trade

4. make commercial

Similar word(s): commercialise, commercialize

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

Sentences with market as a verb:

- We plan to market an ecology model by next quarter.

- We marketed more this quarter already then all last year!