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bar·ter

 (bär′tər)
v. bar·tered, bar·ter·ing, bar·ters
v.intr.
To trade goods or services without the exchange of money.
v.tr.
To trade (goods or services) without the exchange of money.
n.
1. The act or practice of bartering.
2. Something bartered.
adj.
Of, relating to, or being something based on bartering: a barter economy.

[Middle English barteren, probably from Old French barater; see barrator.]

bar′ter·er n.

barter

(ˈbɑːtə)
vb
1. (Commerce) to trade (goods, services, etc) in exchange for other goods, services, etc, rather than for money: the refugees bartered for food.
2. (Commerce) (intr) to haggle over the terms of such an exchange; bargain
n
(Commerce) trade by the exchange of goods
[C15: from Old French barater to cheat; perhaps related to Greek prattein to do]
ˈbarterer n

bar•ter

(ˈbɑr tər)
v.i.
1. to trade by exchange of commodities rather than by the use of money.
v.t.
2. to exchange in trade, as one commodity for another; trade.
3. to bargain away unwisely or dishonorably (usu. fol. by away): bartering away one's pride for material gain.
n.
4. the act or practice of bartering.
5. items or an item for bartering.
[1400–50; late Middle English]
bar′ter•er, n.

barter


Past participle: bartered
Gerund: bartering

Imperative
barter
barter
Present
I barter
you barter
he/she/it barters
we barter
you barter
they barter
Preterite
I bartered
you bartered
he/she/it bartered
we bartered
you bartered
they bartered
Present Continuous
I am bartering
you are bartering
he/she/it is bartering
we are bartering
you are bartering
they are bartering
Present Perfect
I have bartered
you have bartered
he/she/it has bartered
we have bartered
you have bartered
they have bartered
Past Continuous
I was bartering
you were bartering
he/she/it was bartering
we were bartering
you were bartering
they were bartering
Past Perfect
I had bartered
you had bartered
he/she/it had bartered
we had bartered
you had bartered
they had bartered
Future
I will barter
you will barter
he/she/it will barter
we will barter
you will barter
they will barter
Future Perfect
I will have bartered
you will have bartered
he/she/it will have bartered
we will have bartered
you will have bartered
they will have bartered
Future Continuous
I will be bartering
you will be bartering
he/she/it will be bartering
we will be bartering
you will be bartering
they will be bartering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bartering
you have been bartering
he/she/it has been bartering
we have been bartering
you have been bartering
they have been bartering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bartering
you will have been bartering
he/she/it will have been bartering
we will have been bartering
you will have been bartering
they will have been bartering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bartering
you had been bartering
he/she/it had been bartering
we had been bartering
you had been bartering
they had been bartering
Conditional
I would barter
you would barter
he/she/it would barter
we would barter
you would barter
they would barter
Past Conditional
I would have bartered
you would have bartered
he/she/it would have bartered
we would have bartered
you would have bartered
they would have bartered

barter

To trade in exchange for other goods or services instead of in exchange for money.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barter - an equal exchangebarter - an equal exchange; "we had no money so we had to live by barter"
interchange, exchange - reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries); "he earns his living from the interchange of currency"
horse trade, horse trading - the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
Verb1.barter - exchange goods without involving money
exchange, interchange, change - give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"

barter

verb trade, sell, exchange, switch, traffic, bargain, swap, haggle, drive a hard bargain They have been bartering wheat for cotton and timber.
Translations
مُقايَضـهيُقايِض
směnné zbožívyměnit
byttevaredrive byttehandeltuske
árucsere
skiptavörurvöruskipti
išmainytimainų prekėmainyti
maiņas tirdzniecībapreču maiņatirgoties
vymeniť sivýmenný tovar
değiş tokuş malıdeğiş tokuş yapmaktakas etmektakas mal

barter

[ˈbɑːtəʳ]
A. Ntrueque m
B. VT to barter sth (for sth)trocar or cambiar algo (por algo)
C. VI to barter with sb (for sth)negociar con algn (por algo)
barter away VT + ADV [+ rights, freedom] → malvender

barter

[ˈbɑːrr]
néchange m, troc m
for barter → pour le troc
vt (= exchange) → troquer
to barter sth for sth → échanger qch contre qch, troquer qch contre qch
vi (= exchange things) → faire du troc

barter

vttauschen (for gegen)
vitauschen; (as general practice also) → Tauschhandel treiben; to barter for somethingum etw handeln; to barter for peaceüber einen Frieden verhandeln
n(Tausch)handel m

barter

:
barter economy
nTauschwirtschaft f
barter exchange
nTauschbörse f
barter society
nTauschgesellschaft f

barter

[ˈbɑːtəʳ]
1. vt to barter sth (for sth)barattare qc (con qc)
2. vi to barter with sb (for sth)barattare (qc) con qn
3. nbaratto

barter

(ˈbaːtə) verb
to trade by giving (one thing) in exchange (for another). The bandits bartered gold for guns.
noun
goods used in bartering. Some tribes use sea-shells as barter.
References in classic literature ?
Not only had barrels of beef and bread been given away to make room for the far more valuable sperm, but additional supplemental casks had been bartered for, from the ships she had met; and these were stowed along the deck, and in the captain's and officers' staterooms.
had I known--if I had known--I would many times have bartered my poor laurels for the privilege, such as Tinsley and Herrera possess, of having aided him in his monumental researches.
A lonely brother, many thousands of miles away, writing, on paper blotted with tears, that her words had too soon come true, and that all the treasures in the world would be cheaply bartered for a sight of her dear face?
Next day the people assembled in the great hall of the Ritter tavern, to witness the auction--for the proprietor had said the treasure of Germany's most honored son should be bartered away in no meaner place.
Simpson speedily bartered with a man "over Wareham way," and got in exchange for it an old horse which his owner did not need, as he was leaving town to visit his daughter for a year, Simpson fattened the aged animal, keeping him for several weeks (at early morning or after nightfall) in one neighbor's pasture after another, and then exchanged him with a Milltown man for a top buggy.
The companionship of one's wife is no article of merchandise, that, after it has been bought, may be returned, or bartered, or changed; for it is an inseparable accident that lasts as long as life lasts; it is a noose that, once you put it round your neck, turns into a Gordian knot, which, if the scythe of Death does not cut it, there is no untying.
She did not know that in his capacity as cook he had that day been rowed up this very stream to a little village where he had bartered with the natives for such provisions as they had for sale, and that he had there arranged the details of his plan for the adventure upon which they were now setting forth.