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v. bar·tered, bar·ter·ing, bar·ters
To trade goods or services without the exchange of money.
To trade (goods or services) without the exchange of money.
1. The act or practice of bartering.
2. Something bartered.
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.
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Noun1.barterer - a trader who exchanges goods and not moneybarterer - a trader who exchanges goods and not money
bargainer, dealer, monger, trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
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Momaya was determined to give all that Bukawai asked if she could do no better, but haggling is second nature to black barterers, and in the end it partly repaid her, for a compromise finally was reached which included three fat goats, a new sleeping mat, and a piece of copper wire.
Ratliff, two narrator-characters, in depicting Flem Snopes as an evil and inhumane barterer, despite Faulkner's own explanations" (494).
Although the IRS has reiterated on numerous occasions the requirement to include in income the receipt of products or services received in an exchange of products or services, it does not state as unambiguously that, in addition to the actual costs incurred in the provision of services or products, the barterer is also entitled to deduct the business expense of the services and goods received in the exchange.
A fellow barterer in the club relishes homemade jam.
Become a skilled knowledge barterer. The information available through these sources is very valuable.