Definition and Meanings for barter
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Part of Speech of barter
intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb, noun
Etymology of barter
Meaning of barter
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to traffic or trade, by exchanging one commodity for another, in distinction from a sale and purchase, in which money is paid for the commodities transferred; to truck.
as transitive verb
- to trade or exchange in the way of barter; to exchange (frequently for an unworthy consideration); to traffic; to truck; -- sometimes followed by away; as, to barter away goods or honor.
- the act or practice of trafficking by exchange of commodities; an exchange of goods.
- the thing given in exchange.