What does trade-in mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trade-inverb

    an item of property that is given in part payment for a new one

  2. trade, trade inverb

    turn in as payment or part payment for a purchase

    "trade in an old car for a new one"


  1. trade-innoun

    property used as part payment for a new purchase

  2. trade-innoun

    a transaction including such payment


  1. trade-in

    A trade-in refers to the swapping of one valuable item or asset for another as part or whole payment for goods or services. Typically, this is used in the process of purchasing something like a new car or electronic device, where the customer gives their old item back to the dealer in return for a discount on the new item. The item given back, or 'traded-in', is then typically resold by the dealer.

Anagrams for trade-in »

  1. antired

  2. detrain

  3. trained

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trade-in in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trade-in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of trade-in in a Sentence

  1. Juliya Arbisman:

    These might boil down to the ability of preexisting legal mechanisms to deal with these sorts of modern questions, there is also a pretty clear case for countries insisting on China to honor its obligations under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) to stop people from trading in and eating endangered species, which is likely how Covid-19 infected humans in the first place.

  2. Julian Klymochko:

    In order for units to trade in-line with the underlying bullion, the unitholders require a physical redemption option at net asset value.

  3. The Unite union:

    Ministers must legislate as necessary to allow UK airlines in financial trouble to trade in protective administration, other countries do it as a matter of course. We should do it in the UK.

  4. The United:

    The global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods undermines critical The United States innovation and creativity and harms American workers, this illicit trade also increases the vulnerability of workers involved in the manufacturing of counterfeit goods to exploitative labor practices, and the counterfeit goods can pose significant risks to the health and safety of consumers and workers around the world.

  5. Anna Kireeva:

    Of all foreign currencies that the Russian [central] bank had its reserves in, it is only Chinese yuan that was not frozen and remains a ‘friendly’ one, we are likely to see further de-dollarization of Russia’s foreign trade in general and [an] increasing share of trade in national currencies with all states that are friendly or neutral to Moscow.


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