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n. Abbr. mdse.
Goods bought and sold in business; commercial wares.
v. merchandise (-dīz′) also mer·chan·dize (-dīz′) mer·chan·dised, mer·chan·dis·ing, mer·chan·dis·es also mer·chan·dized or mer·chan·diz·ing or mer·chan·diz·es
1. To buy and sell (goods).
2. To promote the sale of, as by advertising or display: merchandised a new product.
To buy and sell goods; trade commercially.
[Middle English merchaundise, from Old French marchandise, trade, from marcheant, marchand, merchant; see merchant.]
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|Noun||1.||merchandiser - a businessperson engaged in retail trade|
baker - someone who bakes commercially
grain merchant - a merchant who deals in food grains
grocer - a retail merchant who sells foodstuffs (and some household supplies)
rug merchant - a merchant who sells rugs
marketer, seller, trafficker, vender, vendor - someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
bargainer, dealer, monger, trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
merchant-venturer, venturer - a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)