An example of a market is a grocery store or a farmer's market where stands are set up and fruits and vegetables are sold.
An example of a market is the demand for computers.
An example of market is when you create a commercial for a product you are trying to sell.
Executed the sale at market.
A brokerage that made a market in the company's stock.
Targeting the teen market; a new product for the West Coast market.
Merchants marketing their wares in the souk.
We marketed for a special Sunday dinner.
A meat market.
The Asian market.
Reduced labor market.
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.
A good market for new products.
The privilege to hold a weekly market was invaluable for any feudal era burgh.
- Interested in buying:We are in the market for a used car.
- Available for buying:Many kinds of seasonal flowers are on the market.
- Up for sale:They put the family business on the market.
- to be seeking to buy or obtain
- to be offered for sale
- to offer for sale
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of market
- Middle English from Old North French from Vulgar Latin marcātus from Latin mercātus from past participle of mercārī to buy from merx merc- merchandise
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English market, from Old English market (“market") and Old Northern French markiet (Old French marchié, modern marché); both ultimately from Latin mercātus (“trade, market"), from mercor (“I trade, deal in, buy"), itself derived from merx (“wares, merchandise"), from the Italic root *merk-, possibly stemming from Etruscan, referring to various aspects of economics. Cognate with Old Frisian merked (“market"), Old High German markat (“market"), Old Norse markaðr (“market").