The definition of merchandise is to advertise products to the customer.(verb)
An example of to merchandise is to create a display of a new book.
Merchandise is defined as things that can be bought and sold.(noun)
An example of merchandise is a television at a Best Buy store.
See merchandise in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME marchandise < OFr < marchant: see merchant
See merchandise in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun Abbr. mdse.
Origin: Middle English merchaundise
Origin: , from Old French marchandise, trade
Origin: , from marcheant, marchand, merchant; see merchant.
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