What does merchandise mean?

Definitions for merchandise
ˈmɜr tʃənˌdaɪz, -ˌdaɪs; -ˌdaɪzmer·chan·dise

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word merchandise.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. merchandise, ware, productverb

    commodities offered for sale

    "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"

  2. trade, merchandiseverb

    engage in the trade of

    "he is merchandising telephone sets"


  1. merchandisenoun

    Commodities offered for sale.

    good business depends on having good merchandise

    Etymology: From Anglo‐French marchaundise, from marchaunt.

  2. merchandisenoun

    A commodity offered for sale; an article of commerce; a kind of merchandise.

    Etymology: From Anglo‐French marchaundise, from marchaunt.

  3. merchandiseverb

    to engage in the trade of.

    Etymology: From Anglo‐French marchaundise, from marchaunt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Merchandisenoun

    the objects of commerce; whatever is usually bought or sold in trade, or market, or by merchants; wares; goods; commodities

    Etymology: [F. marchandise, OF. marcheandise.]

  2. Merchandisenoun

    the act or business of trading; trade; traffic

    Etymology: [F. marchandise, OF. marcheandise.]

  3. Merchandiseverb

    to trade; to carry on commerce

    Etymology: [F. marchandise, OF. marcheandise.]

  4. Merchandiseverb

    to make merchandise of; to buy and sell

    Etymology: [F. marchandise, OF. marcheandise.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of merchandise in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of merchandise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of merchandise in a Sentence

  1. Laura Ries:

    I'm sure we'll see more of this. Merchandise is a great way of getting your message out there, of engaging people, and of raising money.

  2. Lopez Obrador:

    We're nobody to recommend to other governments what they should do, but in Mexico there's control over the handling of arms. In other countries, it's like buying any merchandise, there's no control.

  3. Ross Benes:

    I don't think the rich people who normally buy Louis Vuitton are going to be outraged their merchandise is cheap in a game, i'd be more concerned with tarnishing the video game brand, if you consider the video game to be a brand. Gamers can be a feisty crowd sometimes.

  4. Troy Miller:

    Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights laws is a CBP priority trade mission, we will continue to work closely with our trade and law enforcement partners to identify and seize counterfeit merchandise that could potentially harm Troy Miller consumers and businesses.

  5. Rainer Deutschmann:

    We will see on each journey what the energy consumption will be depending on the geography and topology, with an electric battery, instead of carrying merchandise around you are carrying around the battery. You have a 200 km range, which you can use for a city, but you cannot use it for the Alps.

Images & Illustrations of merchandise

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